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Stewart: Some people will not like the halo but they said the same for seatbelts (The Telegraph)
"It’s not a matter of waiting for the fatalities. In this particular situation, the FIA is doing exactly the right thing to put it in."
Reflections on the current state of motorsports (Stefan Johansson)
"The general perception that racing drivers are these dare devils risking their lives every time they step in a car is more or less just a myth today, there is zero bravery or bravado involved in being a fast driver today and I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s made that observation."
Red Bull can now outscore Ferrari - Horner (Autosport)
"From a championship point of view, I think the gap between us and the Mercedes and the Ferraris is too big to haul back."
Sainz learning from 'mentor' Alonso (ESPN)
"It's like battling for a win, because normally Fernando should be battling for wins. We are battling for the win of the midfield with a double world champion and probably the best driver of the grid."
The parts Ferrari has gone without since Baku (Motorsport)
"This area of the car is not subject to any specific load tests but, as Ferrari failed to sufficiently pacify its rivals or the FIA and prove unequivocally that the floor wasn’t providing a performance advantage, it seems the catch-all article in the technical regulations (3.14) relating to moveable bodywork may have been called on."
Red Bull heir’s trail exposes co-founders' shady offshore deals (New York Post)
"Authorities didn’t issue an arrest warrant until earlier this year, after (Associated Press) tracked Vorayuth (Yoovidhya) down to report that, since the accident, he has flown around the world on Red Bull jets, openly cheering his family’s Formula One racing team and enjoying luxury resort vacations."
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On this day in F1
- Kimi Raikkonen took pole for the first Turkish Grand Prix on this day in 2005