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French Investigator Seeks Information About Formula One Sale (The New York Times)
"Damian Collins, the British lawmaker who made the initial complaint to investigators in London, where Formula One is based, said he had closely examined the Concorde Agreement and could find 'no logical explanation' for the deal agreed with the federation."
Red Bull make early start on 2018 car development (Sky)
"We always feel like we start on the next year's car early enough but maybe what we think is early isn't early enough. I know for next year it has been brought forward more than it was for this year."
'Bigger, broader, better': Chase Carey on F1 in the US (ESPN)
"You can see one of the more promising kernels you get - although I wouldn't make broad conclusions out of it - is that as we do more in the digital world the amount of engagement we have in the US is very encouraging. It tells you that there is an interest there to tap into."
Renault not afraid of losing to McLaren in '18 (Autosport)
"We need to think strategy, we need to think tactics, and it is no secret that accepting to support that musical chairs on engines has created more options - including the option on Carlos Sainz, which would not have been available otherwise."
Button: I saw red when drunk Sir Richard Branson touched my girlfriend's face (The Telegraph)
"'Look, I think you better leave,' warned my manager Richard, 'or you’re going to get chinned when Jenson gets back.'"
Honda partnership 'a release' for Toro Rosso (Motorsport)
"It's a huge challenge, and it's also a huge responsibility to that company as well. It's nice to have a partner rather than a supplier."
Ecclestone up sticks to new Swiss abode (The Straits Times)
"A Formula One spokesman said that was not the case. 'Bernie is always welcome at any Grand Prix he'd like to attend,' he said, although limited office space at some tracks meant prior notice was preferred."
Review: Ferrari 312B revisits the car that took the Grand Prix world by storm with style and speed (News Australia)
"The forensic study of the car’s once groundbreaking (and now highly antiquated) mechanics kicks in... and non-petrolheads will doze off."
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