Welcome to today’s round-up. I’m in Jerez for a second day following the testing action which will see Jenson Button drive the new McLaren for the first time.
Here’s what else is going on today:
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“I think [management organisation] Gravity and me, we have the target to be in Formula 1 in 2012. That’s the goal so at the moment we go step by step.”
“We estimate that close to a quarter of a million man-hours have gone into our new machine, and the effort doesn?óÔé¼Ôäót stop now the car?óÔé¼Ôäós begun its assault on the racetracks of the world. The development cycle will go on till the end of the season, when once again it?óÔé¼Ôäóll be time to focus 100 per cent of our efforts on the following year?óÔé¼Ôäós contender.”
“Williams will be listing as Williams Grand Prix Holdings on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in order to avoid the need to disclose the value of its major contracts.”
“McLaren exhausts: Quite clearly seen at the back (Arrows to help you! lol)”
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But we do wish a happy birthday to 1964 champion John Surtees who is 77 today!