In the round-up: Haas Team Principal Guenther Steiner has voiced his openness to increasing the calendar to 25 races.
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Steiner: 25-race calendar could work (PlanetF1)
"For instance, I think it would be difficult to have a race in Abu Dhabi and then another one the next week in Bahrain because we are very close together there. But a few more races, if it is well organised, will not be that much more time away for the teams."
Hamilton hopes 'rollercoaster' start to 2017 is behind him (Motorsport.com)
"If we acquire the same diligence that we did in the past two weeks after every single race, even when we win, I’m pretty sure that we can continue to fight, and maybe not make the rollercoaster ride so up and down."
Sauber boss Monisha Kaltenborn says F1 has become 'too technical' (Autosport)
"We have in some ways far too technical that even people within the sport do not understand it fully. Do we really need that? No. We are not here in a technical world."
Palmer: 'I've been guilty of overdriving the car' (F1i)
"Previously, maybe I have been guilty of being too distracted and overdriving at times. It's just focusing on what I'm doing and not always looking at the other side of the garage."
50 years ago today: Gurney's all-American F1 win (Racer)
"Gurney cut into Stewart's lead, setting a new lap record and reaching an estimated 197 mph on the back straight. That was a particularly impressive number given that the Weslake produced under 400 horsepower."
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On this day in F1
- Jacques Laffite scored the first win for Ligier, Matra and himself today in 1977 at Anderstorp.