More motor racing links of interest:
F1: Raikkonen, l’imperturbabile: 'In isolamento non mi annoio mai. A smettere di correre non ci penso' (Corriere della Serra - Italian)
"I'm not interested, I prefer to wait until we can get back to a real track."
Why Grosjean hasn't joined the F1 esports party (The Race)
"I’m not the only one with that comment I believe. I know F1 really wants me to join and I would love to, but still, if it’s me two seconds off the pace it’s a bit tough."
Wolff: Niki fehlt uns jetzt noch mehr (Osterreich - German)
Asked whether he and Lewis Hamilton will join Aston Martin next year, Wolff says the suggestion is 'total bullshit'.
Otmar Szafnauer on Racing Point’s 'pink Mercedes' philosophy and Aston Martin's bold targets (F1)
"Our goal is to break into the top three in that time and be competitive at that level and have a chance at winning races and be regular podium finishers. Even if we’re not top three, say the top three become top four and we’re part of that, or even top five and someone else joins us, but we’re all competing at that level where the top three currently are, that would be a success for us."
French Startup Targeting Le Mans 2023 with Bio-Methane Car (Sportscar365)
"A French automobile start-up has declared its intentions to enter the 24 Hours of Le Mans in three years’ time with a hypercar that runs on bio-methane fuel."
Safeguard clause added to the FIA International Sporting Code (FIA)
"The updated clause is as follows: 18.2.4 Shorter notice periods than those mentioned above may be applied, provided that the unanimous agreement of all Competitors properly entered for the Championship, cup, trophy, challenge or series concerned is obtained. However, in exceptional circumstances, and if the FIA considers that the change in question is essential for the safeguarding of the Championship, cup, trophy, challenge or series concerned, the agreement of the majority of the Competitors properly entered shall suffice."
Driving sustainability with ambition: Sauber Group launches a new environmental and community strategy (Sauber Group)
"One of the first Formula One teams to be fully carbon neutral, as early as 2011, the Sauber Group of Companies, which is composed of three entities – Sauber Motorsport AG, which operates the Formula One team; Sauber Engineering AG, which focuses on prototype development and additive manufacturing; and Sauber Aerodynamik AG, which conducts full- and model-scale testing in the factory’s state-of-the-art wind tunnel and creates ground-breaking innovations in the field of aerodynamics – has been at the forefront of the drive for sustainability for nearly a decade."
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