In the round-up: McLaren team principal Eric Boullier says his team has almost recovered the two-week delay in its preparations for the 2018 F1 season it incurred with its late switch of engine supplier.
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Boullier on McLaren’s bright new beginning (F1)
"Maybe we made the decision to change the engine manufacturer two weeks too late for our schedule – but these two weeks have almost been recovered."
Concerned F1 drivers all join GPDA union (BBC)
"Wurz said the drivers saw the biggest risk as being 'mainly diminishing the key values of F1: a sport, a motor race where the best driver wins and battles it out in the fastest race cars on the coolest tracks in close-fought competition'."
Female racers 'disheartened' by Jorda FIA appointment (Motorsport)
"It was a bit of a surprise for everybody, especially because most of the females that are racing in big series at the moment disagree with her point of view."
Arrivabene: We must emulate Merc's mindset (ESPN)
"I think one of the strengths of Mercedes, apart from the brand they're representing, how the team is organised, it's also their habit to win."
Ocon brushes off F1 team mate Perez's extra pressure claim (Crash)
"You can’t let any details hang there. Any small issues, you can’t leave it. They will come back bigger, so any details you can fix, you have to fix."
Ericsson defends record against Wehrlein (GP Update)
"If you look at the statistics this year, if you take the average between team-mates, I think we're the closest (pairing) on the grid if you look at the qualifying sessions and the races."
Brawn: 'Formula 1's partnership with Ferrari has its limits' (F1i)
"It's a matter of what Ferrari can accept, and what we can accept. We want to find solutions that keep everyone in formula one, and above all we don't want to lose any iconic teams."
Force India understands car better than ever (Autosport)
"It really motivated everybody back at the factory to see that the parts they are working on can get to the track so quickly."
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