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“You could produce 800 horsepower for €2m a team each year and I think the teams are having to pay ten times that amount.”
“Marquez then revealed that he would like to follow in the footsteps of Valentino Rossi by trying an F1 car. ‘Someday I would like to try. I don’t know when. Not early [soon].’”
Niki Lauda: “I spoke to Lewis he said he would speak to Nico. From my point of view there are no negatives.”
“Amid the row afterwards, sources suggest that Hamilton was mortified at accusations that he had effectively been accused of cheating [in Spain], for he felt it was just part of an increasingly tough on-track battle where a driver is allowed to do all it takes to win.”
— Fernando Alonso (@alo_oficial) May 31, 2014
— Adam Parr (@adam_s_parr) May 31, 2014
Meanwhile in England 😄 pic.twitter.com/QuXFQcUOaj
— Valtteri Bottas (@ValtteriBottas) May 31, 2014
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Comment of the day
This weekend’s Caption Competition proved one of the toughest to pick a winner for as there were loads of great captions. NJB, F1alex, Magnificent Geoffrey, Bruno, Tyler, Electrolite and Schooner all wrote really good captions.
But there can only be one winner and this week it’s Tasimana:
“Now where’s that silver spoon?”
From the forum
- A dominant win for Red Bull junior driver Carlos Sainz Jnr in the first of this weekend’s Formula Renault 3.5 races at Spa
Happy birthday to Josh, Kevin Hodge and Christos!
On this day in F1
Happy birthday to Martin Brundle who is 55 today!
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