In the round-up: Lewis Hamilton said it would mean more to him to win the championship this year following the setbacks he suffered in the first half of the championship.
Notable posts from Twitter, Instagram and more:
On 25th anniversary of M Schumacher’s debut spare a thought for his first team mate, the late Andrea de Cesaris #F1 pic.twitter.com/0thP2r8wCu
? Mark Gallagher (@_markgallagher) August 23, 2016
Saw a sleek black Mercedes, with number plate RD 1 just off the A3 early this morning. Was this one Ron Dennis perhaps?
? James Roberts (@JRobertsF1) August 23, 2016
Already Eau Rouge (and Raidillon) and Blanchimont are flat for all. Add Pouhon with the 2017 regs and Spa will be just a few slow corners.
? Tiff Needell (@tiff_tv) August 23, 2016
On this day in F1
A significant partnership for the future of F1 racing scored its first victory on this day 30 years ago. Sauber-Mercedes triumphed in round seven of that?s year?s World Sportscar Championship at the Nurburgring, the car driven by Mike Thackwell and Henri Pescarolo.