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Team & Driver "Quotes" of Season 2013


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#1 BackOnTop

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 12:57

Team & Driver "Quotes" of Season 2013 of your personal interest, basic issues, favourite drivers, Team Radio etc.
(Active update as it happens this season)


"Are they trying to entrap me?"
- Bernie over Bribery case.

'Alonso is constantly involved in politics'
- Marko

'Look, everyone at this level has their own agendas... I've never been a part of Marko's"
- Webber

"World domination? I'm German, but I didn't say that...and I have no moustache"
- Vettel before Jerez testing

'2009 was a ripple, 2014 will be a tsunami'
– James Allison on Rule changes for 2014.

"I'm going to keep asking for downforce'
- Hamilton during Jerez Testing

“This rumour is utter nonsense and totally untrue"
- Ferrari PR get in action early, related to Alonso's rib 'injury'.

"Let’s be realistic"
- De La Rosa stating McLaren simulator “a few years ahead”

"Kimi, for example, was clearly a gamble…”
- Boullier happy shareholders followed team direction

"Even if you win the championship you still try and improve"
- Raikkonen after Jerez Testing

Edited by BackOnTop, 09 February 2013 - 15:33.


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#2 matthewf1

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 13:16

'Red Bull have 10% more downforce than anyone else' - Gary Anderson

#3 olliek88

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 13:23

"I'm going to keep asking for downforce"

If only Mercedes had of thought of that before.

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 13:40

"No team will dominate" Adrian Newey regarding 2013 season

#5 Lord_Shaitan

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 13:43

"The physics still exist, if you have a lighter car with less fuel it goes a bit quicker." V.Bottas

#6 kankshitbharos

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 13:48

"Better than totally sh*t" Kimi (regarding the feeling after setting fastest lap on day 4 Jerez testing)

#7 BackOnTop

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 15:29

"It's sad to say... some are pay drivers because they are actually and fundamentally not good enough to be in Formula One."
- Martin Whitmarsh on some pay drivers clogging up F1, with numbers creeping higher.

Edited by BackOnTop, 09 February 2013 - 15:35.


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Posted 10 February 2013 - 04:58

"You come out of the pitlane and the view is very different, it's like you're in another car"
- Sergio Perez on driving the McLaren

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 05:11

"Obviously I'm following the test with the team and I have mails with all info. Everybody working 100%."
Fernando Alonso ‏@alo_oficial, meaning 'Everybody minus me...'.

"It will be quite nice to race Nico without having team orders," said di Resta.
http://www.autosport...t.php/id/105152


Edited by V3TT3L, 10 February 2013 - 05:23.


#10 BackOnTop

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 06:14

"Never, never at all"
-Christian Horner denies grass is greener on Ferrari side.

"Caterham’s exhaust... I don’t think will be there when we get to Melbourne”
-Lotus' James Allison on season's first potentially illegal design.

“My big joy is that the Mercedes can now compete with the top three teams”
-Lauda confident of Merc's pace even though it's only testing.

"What I'm telling you is purely the truth, I don't like lies. I chose not to drive... I gave the team a chance to survive by getting in a pay-driver..."
- Jarno Trulli on his situation with Caterham (even though he had a valid, but non-paying contract).

Edited by BackOnTop, 10 February 2013 - 06:17.


#11 Fontainebleau

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 09:29

"Obviously I'm following the test with the team and I have mails with all info. Everybody working 100%."
Fernando Alonso ‏@alo_oficial, meaning 'Everybody minus me...'.

I didn't realise this was a thread not just for quotes, but also for their subsequent translations by enlightened forumers with some type of first hand knowledge of the situation and totally neutral in their likes and dislikes of drivers.

Edited by Fontainebleau, 10 February 2013 - 10:22.


#12 Wander

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 10:57

"The most important is always MAXIMUM ATTACK." - Bottas on the most important lesson he has learned from Mika Hakkinen.

#13 BackOnTop

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Posted 10 February 2013 - 11:09

"I report to Toto and to Ross - and also to Niki"
-Lewis Hamilton

"When you make decisions on a whim you might regret it - but I don't do that"
-Hamilton on his Merc move.

"I think everybody is aiming to do better than what they did the previous years"
-Kimi Raikkonen on 2013 target.

Edited by BackOnTop, 10 February 2013 - 11:17.