In the round-up: Rio Haryanto is set to be confirmed as Pascal Wehrlein’s team mate at Manor for 2016.
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Briton Stevens loses drive (The Telegraph)
"Stevens, 24, spent last season with the minnows but is understood to have been replaced for 2016 by Rio Haryanto. The Indonesian is bringing at least £10 million in sponsorship in large part thanks to backing from the country’s state oil company."
Why Luca preferred Vettel over Alonso (Motorsport magazine)
"I recalled that when I was trying to convince Michael (Schumacher) to return with us after Felipe's injury in 2009 he was saying 'the guy you need for the future is Vettel'."
Toro Rosso gets late-2015 Ferrari (Autosport)
"This engine, which is the model from the end of last year, is for us a big step forward, and I'm optimistic."
F1 2016: Rules and Trends (ScarbsF1)
"Recalling the very narrow nose of the Caterham in 2014 (ignoring the wedge shaped vanity panel) it could be possible to go very narrow, having a tube-like structure trailing from the front wing only flaring out before the front bulkhead."
The secret life of an F1 component (McLaren)
"Each separate part requires weeks and months of design and manufacture – using a suite of Mazak multi-axis machines – before it can even be assembled together."
Allmendinger: I’ll never race an open-cockpit IndyCar after Wilson’s death (Motorsport)
"The only way I would do it is if they put in a closed cockpit over the car and tested it and they thought that was a good direction in safety."
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