- Red Bull Formula 1 consultant Helmut Marko believes other teams such as Alpine will be potentially more affected by the ‘bendy wing’ clampdown that is rumoured to come into play from the French GP onwards.

In an interview with motorsport-magazin.com, Marko revealed Red Bull is likely to be forced to make minor changes as a result of the stricter tests, although he expects it to have no impact on Max Verstappen’s title chances.

- Australian Grand Prix chief Andrew Westacott is “confident” the race will go ahead in November. 

As quoted by Reuters, he said: “We’re all systems go for Nov. 21 for the Formula One event. 

“We’re working very, very closely in concert with the Victorian government on every aspect of the COVID-safe plans and also the arrangement for the international.

“As you can imagine, it’s something very, very complex, it’s very, very much a work-in-progress, and we’re working with the Victorian government ... on every one of the details right now.”

- Williams CEO Jost Capito says he wouldn’t have apologised had he been in George Russell’s position after his crash with Valtteri Bottas in the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. (Auto-motor-und-sport.de)

- McLaren team boss Zak Brown reckons it’s a matter of time before Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton collide as the pair duel it out for this year’s title. (Motorsport Week)

- Former F1 team boss Eddie Jordan has labelled Hamilton as the greatest driver of all time. (F1-Insider)

- McLaren’s Daniel Ricciardo has admitted he’s keen to sample IndyCar at some point. (Speedcafe)

 

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