In the round-up: Toro Rosso designer James Key says it will be more useful to compare Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz Jnr after their second season together in 2016.
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‘Judge Max v Carlos in 2016’ (Sky)
“In qualy it’s been pretty close between them. Max had the recent good form (he qualified ahead in five of the final seven races), but Carlos was top 10 in his first race, which was good and had a bit of bad luck of late. But comparisons will probably be better drawn next year (2016).”
Susie Wolff to launch initiative for women in motorsport (BBC)
“The Scot, who retired from racing last year, is joining forces with UK motorsport authority the MSA for the scheme.”
Lack of trust ruined chance for ‘chaos’ (Autosport)
“Pirelli weren’t happy with the teams choosing the tyres everywhere, which is a bit strange.”
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg set to reopen fight for F1 dominance (The Guardian)
“An important figure at Mercedes said recently: ‘Lewis believes he is three-tenths quicker than Nico but if he isn?t he automatically thinks there is something wrong with his car.'”
A tribute to Tyler Alexander (McLaren)
“Ron Dennis (Chairman and CEO) has paid tribute to Tyler Alexander, one of McLaren?s founding fathers, who sadly passed away on 7th January 2016, at the age of 75.”
F1 manufacturers should not fear radical rules overhaul (Motorsport)
Max Mosley: “The solution would be rules allowing only two engines per car per season. This would simultaneously double supply and halve costs.”
C4 closes in on F1 indie partner (Broadcast)
“Broadcast understands that North One Television and Whisper Films, the indie co-founded by former F1 driver David Coulthard and Jake Humphrey, are in the running to produce coverage of 10 live races a season, as well as highlights.”
Vettel forsch: Mit Ferrari zum Titel (TV – German)
Vettel says there will be a temptation to believe he can challenge for the title with Ferrari this year but says the team have many small steps to take.