In the round-up: FIA race director Charlie Whiting dismisses claims Max Verstappen’s penalty in Austin was an example of “inconsistency”.
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FIA defends Verstappen penalty (Sky)
"The accusations of inconsistently are pretty much without foundation. The only time a driver gained a clear advantage he was penalised."
FIA wants apology from Verstappen (Autosport)
"Seb, for his little outburst last year, did apologise profusely. I haven't heard any such apology just yet from Max but it would be nice if he did."
Hamilton out to seal fourth title ‘standing on top step of Mexico podium’ (The Guardian)
"Reliability has been exceptional this year and it is very rare you go through the season without any reliability issues."
McLaren drivers face hefty penalties in Mexico (Reuters)
"We’re taking some engine penalties this weekend, because we know it’s a tricky weekend for us. I think for me it will be the full package, so 35 places."
Alonso: McLaren driver to compete in Daytona 24-hour race (BBC)
"Maybe there are some other possibilities to prepare for Le Mans a little bit better than I prepared for the Indy 500."
Kimi urges to Max to 'accept' Austin penalty (ESPN)
"Everyone was saying 'oh, Mika Salo (one of the Austin stewards and former Ferrari driver) was helping Ferrari' but in Spa he was a steward and I got a penalty for nothing, really."
Hamilton: Teaming up with Ricciardo would be a 'privilege' (Motorsport)
"I think it’s interesting, I think it’s cool, I take the compliment that people say they (want to race against me)."
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