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Ferrari 'frightened' by Red Bull deal (Autosport)
"If Red Bull get (a better) engine then they are obviously going to be competitive, it's an obvious concern, but he's frightened he's going to upset his team."
Mercedes probably not only team with wrong tyre pressures (Crash)
"Paul Hembery has played down the assertion that Mercedes could have fiddled with its tyre pressures to have them running lower during the Italian Grand Prix, suggesting it is likely other teams had also inadvertently run them illegally."
McLaren and Honda hold crisis talks over engine performances ahead of Suzuka (The Telegraph)
"It is understood that Ron Dennis, the team’s chairman, expressed fears earlier this month at Formula One’s Strategy Group that restrictions on engine development could threaten Honda’s place in the sport."
Valtteri's Singapore GP blog (Williams)
"When we put the softer tyres on we simply couldn't match the lap time gains of the other teams. I couldn't get the tyres to work the way I wanted. I had a little bit of traffic in the out lap and that compromised the preparation of the tyres a bit, but what happened shows we're still very sensitive to tyre temperature issues."
The Ferrari tweak that helped Vettel dominate (Motorsport)
"It is the first time any team has gone as far as this, and is clear evidence that the team is willing to try new things in the quest for performance."
Grief for Jules Bianchi will be felt afresh when F1 returns to Suzuka a year on (The Guardian)
"Bianchi was one of the best of those people, and the pity is that so many didn’t know about his great humour and charm until his magnificent family and his team spoke about him; those of us who met him feel privileged."
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