In the round-up: Plans to bring F1 back to Zandvoort in the Netherlands have hit a snag.
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Zandvoort could give Max Verstappen a home race Ministers have doubts about Zandvoort Formula 1 racing plan (Dutch News)
"Last week’s report about the possibility of bringing Formula 1 racing back to the Zandvoort race track contains ‘too many uncertainties’, sports minister Bruno Bruins told parliament in a briefing on Thursday."
Montoya: 'Kubica at Williams is a joke!' (F1i)
"I'm sure Robert is no longer 100 per cent capable of pushing a Formula 1 car to the limit."
Melbourne considered bold track tweak to boost overtaking (Motorsport)
"It appears that the existing layout will remain unchanged in at least the short term."
I went to Brazil for a bath, says McLaren reserve Norris (Reuters)
"I was reading the instruction manual to get used to all the buttons on the steering wheel of the McLaren as it takes quite a bit of time to get used to. Then I got the call that it got cancelled."
Mercedes may emulate Red Bull concept for '18 (Autosport)
"We don't believe that any of the characteristics on the more difficult days have anything to do with the longer wheelbase."
Brazil tech review - ride heights and rake angles (F1)
"On Friday in Brazil Mercedes carried out a suspension test, altering the pick-up points of the top wishbone in order to have a different anti-dive set-up."
McLaren would love Alonso to win motor racing’s triple crown (The Guardian)
"We’d love for him to win the triple crown in a McLaren. But in the meantime if he wants to get some experience at Daytona, Le Mans, we’re very open-minded."
Honda: McLaren pressure will make us stronger (Racer)
"As an engineer I would like to finish the race reliably and with some points, to be able to maximize some performance, but of course from the management point of view I will feel sad."
Carey: The bundle is certainly changing (CNBC)
"Chase Carey, Formula One chairman and CEO weighs in on the changing media landscape and opportunities in digital content."
The thrill of the Chase in Formula One (Gulf News)
"Everything we do we do for the fans — and for the good of the sport and its continuation as world spectacle."
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