"All the top drivers who have had periods of dominance, whether it be Sebastian Vettel or Michael Schumacher or whoever, they have all been in top teams with great cars. So people need to get over that."
"If Ayrton had been able to continue, he would have won many more races and many more championships, so I think I am carrying the baton for both of us and striving to win more for the both of us. I think if he was around, we would be friends."
"To accommodate the request from the teams for a three-week summer break - at present there is only a fortnight - F1 supremo Ecclestone is suggesting a calendar that features Singapore, Japan and Malaysia runing back-to-back."
"In the era of the blown exhaust Renault was probably the best and most advanced (engine supplier) in Formula One. All of these achievements get forgotten way too fast, and I truly hope that they will stay in the sport."
"It’s not nice when you have another team using the same engine as you but they have a more powerful engine. So I really hope we can have the engine, but if we’re going to have it or not, I don’t know."