In the round-up: Renault’s chief technical officer Bob Bell says Renault expects its F1 teams to attract income to supplement its budget.
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Bob Bell sees similarities between Renault and Mercedes (ESPN)
"Renault are going to be fully behind us, they will support is with the budgets we need to do the job, but they are going to expect us to deliver, they are going to expect us to deliver cost-effectively and they are going to expect us to attract income from existing sources and new ones. They can't be expected to foot the whole bill."
CVC approaches 10 years as F1 owners but few in mood to celebrate (The Telegraph)
"They’re very good and allow me a lot of freedom, but having said that, because we were going to float the company, we’ve had to run the business a bit more like a public company, which is not how I would do it if I owned the company still."
It’s not you, it’s me... (Former F1 Doc)
"The lack of knowledge and experience at the medical lead is so blatant that several Chief Medical Officers of the F1 season are worried that by following existent FIA protocol they are making themselves vulnerable to medico-legal consequences by failing to follow current standards of care."
Palmer: Renault can outdevelop rivals (Autosport)
"We have upgrades coming all the time, and I think we should be able to outdevelop quite a few of our rivals."
Hamilton defends Snapchat use (Crash)
"Unfortunately, F1 has blocked us from being able to film in the paddock... The amount of complaints I've had from all my snaps, it's been on and on and on, (and) now you are not allowed to (film). But you are allowed to take stills, so I don't know what the real difference is..."
Haas warns one race doesn't make a season (F1i)
"They’re all important and making them feel like they’re all one is an accomplishment. I think that’s what Grosjean did (in Australia), he made them feel like a team."
Newey poised to begin work on 2017 Red Bull F1 car (Motorsport)
"Adrian will be splitting his time, as last year, 50-50. Before too long he’ll be starting to look at 2017, now that those regulations look pretty fixed."
Looking at whether F1 teams will benefit as a result of the exclusive Sky UK deal (F1 Broadcasting)
"A definitive figure of how much the rights cost has not yet been released, however, it is understood that the rights will cost Sky around £1 billion for the six seasons."
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