In the round-up: The Belgian Grand Prix is sold out for this year but the event organisers lost millions on it last year.
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Belgian GP set for sell-out thanks to 'Verstappen effect' (Motorsport)
"Despite the increase in spectators, the grand prix made a 8.62 million Euro loss in 2016 compared to 6.78 million Euro in 2015."
Mexico GP to build on Day of the Dead theme (Reuters)
"Since the first year we were thinking about doing things. We weren’t very sure how this was going to look from an international perspective, because obviously it’s a sport that has its risks."
Honda insights - relentless development (Honda)
"Our aim is to develop the 2017 concept into the 2018 season and hopefully 2019 as well. So the engine weight, centre of gravity and the combustion concept is all going in the same direction as the other three engine manufacturers."
Pascal Wehrlein Q&A (F1)
"For Budapest we are set for a big upgrade. Almost all the car – or all the aero side – will be new, so that should give us a good performance boost."
Force India starts talks with Perez for 2018 (Autosport)
"If there is a Mercedes or a Ferrari seat, they'll obviously jump at the opportunity. I'm not going to stand in there way but other than that I think we have the best car."
Esteban Ocon leaves Force India owner Vijay Mallya 'very impressed' (Sky)
"I'm not giving up on chasing Red Bull, it's always very good to set your targets high because that allows you to really challenge yourself."
Berger compares Verstappen to Ayrton Senna (F1 Today)
"Other drivers regularly damage their front wing, but not Verstappen. He is from the same mould as Senna."
Why dual criminality clause may make Vijay Mallya's extradition difficult (Times of India)
"The extradition case against him would have to prove that he has committed a crime in the UK as well as in India for him to be convicted and sent to India. In an answer to a parliamentary question, the government revealed this little-known aspect of the law which might make it difficult to bring Mallya back."
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