In the round-up: Esteban Gutierrez is being evaluated by Ferrari for a future F1 drive according to his new team principal.
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Ferrari to evaluate Gutierrez – Haas (Autosport)
“Ferrari was interested in Esteban driving. Part of it is they would like to try him out so that they can evaluate him for a Ferrari drive down the road.”
Ferrari wants F1 to target younger audience (F1i)
“I think at this stage, I?ve said so many, many times, we need to work all together, really to improve the show, to attract more spectator, especially on the segment, on the younger segment ? and I think this is something, it?s an objective because the population of the world TV viewer, reader and so on is getting older and older and older and this is what we have to do.”
Renault: Red Bull not a factor in Illien’s signing (Motorsport)
“I have to respond to some media who said that it was something imposed by Red Bull, or was something only for the benefit of Red Bull. It is not at all the case.”
On this day in F1
Moises Solana, they only F1 driver to start a race using number 13 other than Pastor Maldonado, was born 80 years ago today. He died in 1969.