In the round-up: Carlos Sainz Jnr is encouraged by Renault’s progress after the team logged 190 laps on Wednesday.
Notable posts from Twitter, Instagram and more:
FIA president Jean Todt on F1 dropping grid girls for 2018: “It's a stupid problem and I have more important matters in my life to discuss than grid girls. I'm sorry that there's been so much talk about this kind of bullshit.''
— Phil Duncan (@PhilDuncanF1) March 7, 2018
Big day. Good day. I'm tired.
— Daniel Ricciardo (@danielricciardo) March 7, 2018
Ricciardo told he's currently 10/1 to win the title this year. Laughs and says: "I’m not personally a betting man but a lot of my mates are so, if they are listening, throw a cheeky $75k on it…"
— Nate Saunders (@natesaundersF1) March 7, 2018
We are incredibly lucky as part of this touring circus to have such amazing medical facilities everywhere we go. They’re there for the big stars in their hours of need, and look out for us too. Big thanks to the docs @circuitcat for fixing me up today. #selfinflictedinjury
— Will Buxton (@wbuxtonofficial) March 7, 2018
Without a doubt you should be in Indycar full time, Sage. Talented American. Let’s hope we can get back in
— Conor Daly (@ConorDaly22) March 7, 2018
Not on my daughter’s role model list. We are all brought up different and unique. @CarmenJorda
— Sarah Fisher (@SarahFisher) March 7, 2018
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Happy birthday to Icthyes, Les, Preekel, Rebecca, Stig Semper Fi and Mark Adams!