Formula 1 gossip: Hamilton, Newey, Stroll, Monza, Renault,
Monday, 8 February 2016
Red Bull technical head Adrian Newey has warned that moves to open up engine development in 2017 will trigger a "spending frenzy" likely to increase the dominance of champions Mercedes and Ferrari. (Reuters).
New Williams development driver Lance Stroll says the team is the better bet for his Formula 1 future having left the Ferrari Driver Academy to take up the role. (Motorsport.com)
Monza is hoping to secure a new race deal to secure the circuit's future before the start of the 2016 season. (Inautosport via Tuttosport)
World champion Lewis Hamilton was a happy man after the Denver Broncos won Super Bowl 50 on Sunday night. Hamilton was interviewed on the BBC's coverage of the game and was also impressed with the half-time entertainment in Santa Clara.
Renault's engine technical director Remi Taffin believes that Lotus's partnership with Mercedes in 2015 offers no real beneficial insight for Renault and the development of its power unit. (F1.com)