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Red Bull show what McLaren can achieve in 2018 - Vandoorne Q&A (F1)
"I fared very well against Fernando. Yes, the race results were not as expected, but having a super strong team mate is a well known value in the paddock."
Hamilton and Vettel whet appetite for 2018 but guns spell danger for Brazil GP (The Guardian)
"The Sao Paulo mayor, Joao Doria, said: 'I’ve seen worse cases at other race tracks', although it is hard to imagine quite where he means."
Wolff: Bottas needs to find 'killer' approach (Autosport)
"I think Lewis the whole year has been rock and roll, and Valtteri has recovered slowly but still needs the tick of a killer."
Brundle: Strange battles on and off the track in Brazil (Sky)
"I think once Bernie lost Max Mosley from his side, as much as I thoroughly disliked being around F1 politics at that time, the teams and especially the manufacturers became too strong thereafter, and we've ended up with an F1 today which is not as engaging as it needs to be in a fast-changing media, sporting and technical world, and is far from future-proof."
Lauda's Liberty criticisms 'unfounded, unfair' - Horner (Motorsport)
"Too many times there's been decisions made from the hip. And perhaps it's not going fast enough for Niki's liking, but I think the approach they are taking is the right approach."
Ferrari's red alert on F1 is flawed strategy (The Straits Times)
"Interestingly, their share price dropped after Marchionne issued his threat."
Hamilton talks NASCAR, underwear, and flared pants (GQ)
"I can't rule it out at the moment (racing in NASCAR). I also just want to make an appearance in Talladega Nights 2, and I think I'd have to be in NASCAR for that."
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