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Ricciardo issues Red Bull ultimatum (News Australia)
"If we don’t get the world title next year then there needs to be obviously be signs that we can definitely fight for it in ‘19."
Formula One completes tour of duty in Malaysia (Malay Mail Online)
"It needs to be packaged with more than just 22 cars in one race. It needs to be with F2 and F3, where our own drivers can participate."
Bottas now focused on beating Vettel to runner-up (Motorsport)
"For the team, it is important to win the drivers’ championship. I will just focus on trying to get Sebastian, and I am sure the team is behind me as well. I am not thinking too much about the gap to Lewis."
Williams 2018 shortlist down to three drivers (Autosport)
"But it is now focusing on Kubica, current driver Massa and reserve di Resta."
McLaren’s F1 engine switch gives power to team’s belief they can revive fortunes (The Guardian)
"F1 needs a strong McLaren, at the heart of which is Alonso, who will visit the factory this week where it is expected he will finalise a new deal with the team."
Bottas: Vision suffered after drinks bottle failure (F1)
"Valtteri Bottas has revealed that his eyesight began to suffer in the closing stages of Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix as a result of dehydration."
Thanks to Ben (@TheGiantHogweed) for the tip!
To keep roaring for S’pore, F1 needs to raise its game (Today Online)
"Now that Malaysia’s Sepang circuit is no longer continuing with their F1… we will be the only F1 race in the region and will have even better turnouts."
Gelael ready for 'big push' with sights set on 2019 F1 seat (Crash)
"It’s going be a big push and hopefully we can still continue the programme with testing with Toro Rosso next year, and see what 2019 brings."
Lauda: Vettel gave away valuable points in Singapore (ESPN)
"The accident was triggered by Sebastian's movement to the left, of course you can call this a racing incident, but in this case it was Sebastian's fault."
Alain's record breaking year (McLaren)
"The design philosophy for the MP4/3 was exactly the same as for the MP4/4 – we’ll make it as compact as we can, as low as we can, try to optimise everything as best as we can, starting in August."
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