In the round-up: Renault’s Cyril Abiteboul says the team are eyeing a ‘charismatic’ driver to lead them in 2017.
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Renault F1 team wants a 'charismatic' lead driver (Autosport)
"When I look at all the big teams they all lend themselves to the leadership of charismatic drivers from (Sebastian) Vettel, Michael Schumacher, (Nico) Rosberg, and so on, and we will need that."
Police foil plan to stage rocket strike on Singapore GP (F1i)
"A plan by terrorists with alleged links to so-called Islamic State to stage a rocket strike on next months' Singapore Grand Prix has been foiled, according to media reports."
Hakkinen: I was wrong to criticise Verstappen (Motorsport.com)
"I criticised him personally when he was entering Formula 1, thinking he was too young. But I was really happy I was wrong, and it has strengthened my understanding that young girls and young boys they are much more ready in this world."
Kvyat not blaming Red Bull programme for slump (Crash.net)
"I cannot blame them (Red Bull) for this, they made me a really strong driver of course. Now I am not so strong because of all these things which happened two months ago – that's not an excuse, it's an explanation."
Kaltenborn: ’21 races is beyond the limit’ (Fox Sports)
"Probably the most important factor is the income, but that again is a question of how long that will last, this kind of strategy? But that’s for the commercial rights holder to know, not for us as teams."
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