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Alonso Visits Toyota in Cologne for ‘Seat Fitting’ (Daily Sportscar)
"Whilst Toyota have made clear for some time the the 'door was open' for an approach from Alonso this is the first evidence that such a prospect has progressed beyond informal contact."
Alonso tipped for Toyota LMP1 test (Motorsport)
"The McLaren Formula One driver, who has aspirations to race at the Le Mans 24 Hours in his bid to win the unofficial triple crown of motorsport, is close to a deal to drive a Toyota TS050 Hybrid in the Bahrain test on November 19, the day after this year's WEC finale."
Ricciardo: I hold a few cards in Red Bull talks (Autosport)
"Obviously I have got power to negotiate financial things as well but the first box I want to tick is performance. I'm still definitely competitive enough to chase the faster car and not the bigger bucks, I'm not at that end of my career."
Button no longer a McLaren driver after Norris' promotion (Sky)
"Button's deal with the team expires at the end of the year and understands it will not be renewed."
Hamilton's advisers deny any tax wrongdoing (ESPN)
"Those advisers have assured Lewis that everything is above board and the matter is now in the hands of his lawyers."
I don’t blame Lewis Hamilton (Tax Research UK)
"Lewis Hamilton might have been wiser. But being badly advised is not a crime. Offering bad advice is what should be called out here. Which is why I want to focus on the lawyers, and most especially the accountants who underpin offshore abuse."
Tax Avoidance and Evasion (Isle of Man) (Hansard)
Margaret Hodge: "It must be completely obvious to us all that anybody who is found to have used artificial financial structures offshore simply to hide their wealth and to avoid tax should not be awarded with an honour from the Queen. Lewis Hamilton should not receive a knighthood."
Paradise Papers: Mallya money trail returns to haunt Diageo (The Times of India)
"In an emailed response, Mallya said these claims were false and baseless. He wouldn't comment further, saying the matter was sub judice. 'Diageo turned a blind eye to diversions by Mallya,' said a source."
Typhoons, turbos (GP Update)
Pierre Gasly: "When I'm back in my home town now, when I go to the normal places, for example on Sunday I went to play football with my friends, some people came to me and said, 'Ah you're the new Formula 1 French driver, it's good', and they're talking about it, so people know a bit more about me now."
Liberty's greatest challenge yet (Mototsport magazine)
"With some top team budgets nudging $400 million, Liberty’s mooted cost cap proposal of $150 million is radical."
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