While in Sao Paulo to announce Pirelli's commitment to the Brazilian Stock Car series, Hembery commented on the new 2013 F1 Pirelli tyres: "The walls flex a little more."
Nicolas Todt, manager of Jules Bianchi believes the Frenchman will land the Sahara Force India seat. "I think Jules has a real chance but nothing is done."
Lauda confirmed that Christmas will not be a period for quiet reflection.
Hans-Joachim Stuck says the Mercedes was just not fast enough