Reuters Formula One correspondent. Any views expressed are my own, not those of my employer.
Sky TV trailing Singapore GP with the words 'Just an hour to go before the lights go out.' What? All of them? #anotherbrightidea
@benjhunt QPR this afternoon. And guess who I'm sitting next to? pic.twitter.com/wn9VpnnNn1
Not if you're French, Portuguese, Greek, Turkish it ain't. And when did it leave home anyway?
Budapest, Baku, Bucharest and St Petersburg among the Euro 2020 host cities. And already we're hearing that 'football's coming home'.
"And where do u draw the line? Do u want drivers getting out and changing their own tyres? Because that's the logical conclusion, isn't it?"
"What we are doing is no different to a caddy to a top golfer saying 'Look, there's a bit of wind, why not use an 8 iron instead of a 7'
On broader issues, Pat says: "Unfortunately Formula One doesn't ask the public what it does enjoy and that's a great shame.
"Whether it's sensible or not I think is open to debate," adds Pat.
"What we can't do is help him with his driving style to find time that way. It's a half-way house. I think it's pragmatic.
"We've taken away the ban on managing the power unit. So as a team we can still manage the power unit and advise the driver what to do.
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