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Brawn 'excited' by results from F1's aero research (ESPN)
"We've bought the geometry of the old Manor 2017 car because we wanted to have a generic model that we could use in CFD modelling to at least give us a basis."
Ferrari could lead others out of F1, warns Marchionne (Reuters)
"I think that Ferrari has the strength to drag others as well to an alternative championship."
Ferrari boss 'expects a lot more' in 2018 (BBC)
"Marchionne added that Vettel was 'very emotional' and described his errors as 'like the fouls of a great footballer who is under pressure'."
Aston Martin feels the 'disruptor' in F1 2021 talks (Motorsport)
"There's no competition around that bottom end. Let's get rid of the heat recovery on the turbocharger. That's got hundreds of people working on something that is not so relevant."
F1 feels pressure to answer tax questions (FT - registration required)
"It paid just $8.5m in taxes in 2016, up from $6.1m a year earlier. Its pre-tax profits totalled $450.3m ($463.6m) in 2016 before taking account of interest, depreciation and amortisation."
Mercedes close to breaking 1000bhp barrier (Autosport)
"We're close. I'm sure that'll happen at some point."
Russell aiming to get his 2018 priorities right (F1i)
"If I perform really well in FP1 sessions but not performing so well in Formula 2 it makes my cause a little more difficult, so I need to get my priorities right."
Corporate takeover: Highlighting the huge expansion of Motorsport Network (Sidepodcast)
"I started collecting a list of properties owned by the Motorsport Network, and it turned out to be a lot bigger than I thought it would be. By request, here's the list as it stands today."
Bernie... (Joe Blogs F1)
"What Bernie says is probably true: one needs to be a dictator to make F1 function properly, but he seems not to have understood that beneath the smiles, the Liberty men in F1 are quite happy to tell Ferrari where to go, if push comes to shove."
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