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Hamilton: I knew how to get inside Vettel’s head (The Times - registration required)
"For him to hit me I was like, ‘I’m in his head. I’m in his head’. I just took it. I saw it as a powerful thing, rather than a negative. For sure I was like, ‘What the hell is he doing?’ but then I was like, ‘He-he-he-he.’"
Alfa's return shows value of F1, says Horner (Reuters)
"They (Alfa) come under the same management as Sergio so I can’t believe he’d have brought Alfa Romeo in for Ferrari to be leaving in a couple of years."
What Does F1 Need? Greater Competition, Says Race Director (The New York Times)
"The biggest problem we’ve had this year is that it’s clear the big three teams — if you want to call them that — in Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull are significantly quicker than the rest."
Pirelli not expecting to use super-hard tyre in 2018 (ESPN)
"It is not really a compound we intend to use next year, it is a back-up compound."
Steiner wants decision on F1 cost cap by mid-2018 (Crash)
"It is only three years a way, but next year will go and if you recruit again after that, it is for 2019 and you might need to go smaller a year later. We need to know the direction of the sport."
Sirotkin 'needs adrenaline' and wants Williams seat (F1i)
"The main thing for him was to have been able to drive at a good level. I think what he has done is really exceptional."
FIA signing's arrival at Renault delayed (Autosport)
"I will confirm exactly what is going on, and he will be in Enstone on April 1."
"Marcus Ericsson has emerged as favourite to retain his seat there, having the backing of the team's Swedish financiers, while other candidate Antonio Giovinazzi could be handed a reserve or third driver role if he does not get a race seat."
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