United States Grand Prix - Quotes of the weekend

F1i looks back at some of the best quotes from the United States Grand Prix weekend, including an angry Kimi Raikkonen and Bernie Ecclestone at his best...

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“We are here to race, it’s pointless to cry afterwards.”

Kimi Raikkonen tires of being asked about his collision with Valtteri Bottas at the previous race in Russia

“Just try and be as ‘lads–y’ as possible. Just make it exciting … I think as drivers most of us try to be y’know, like… cool people, funny people.”

Daniel Ricciardo thinks he has the solution to getting more fans to like F1 in the United States

“I told you I’d tell the truth… I know but I’m not going to disclose it.”

A classic Bernie Ecclestone answer when asked about how close VW came to taking over Red Bull

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“A gentleman never talks about last night and money.”

Ecclestone again when joined by Toto Wolff and the Mercedes boss is asked how much more money his team is getting from the commercial rights holder

“Well that wasn’t awkward…”

Ricciardo after dancing with team-mate Daniil Kvyat in the pit lane during the rain delay on Saturday

Does anyone know when the rain is going to stop...? Even the radar seems to have no clue here…”

Romain Grosjean sums up the feeling of most drivers and fans throughout the weekend

"That guy keeps pushing me off the circuit every time, if that's legal I will do the same next time.”

Raikkonen when fighting with Max Verstappen early in the race. Somehow, neither ended up in the wall…

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“Nico, congratulations, but you must be disappointed though right?”

Elton John senses the mood when interviewing Nico Rosberg on the podium

Hamilton: “I feel like I’m trying to compete with Sebastian when for all those years he was up here, Nico or whoever was up here with me, sitting here and it was again it was your day so we just sat there and enjoyed it, so I’m trying to exceed the length of time you were talking back then.”

Vettel: “You’re still behind.”

Hamilton: “Yeah, I think I’m still behind.”

Lewis Hamilton jokes about the length of Sebastian Vettel’s answers after giving a long answer himself in the post-race press conference

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“First of all we are a Formula 1 team and not the Cirque du Soleil…”

Maurizio Arrivabene on why Ferrari did not entertain fans in the grandstand during the lengthy rain delay in qualifying on Saturday

“They are enemies in the same team and it is clear that we cannot expect [Rosberg] to cheer up in such a situation.”

Toto Wolff admits things aren’t all that rosy between Rosberg and Hamilton

Hamilton takes title after dramatic USGP victory

Lewis Hamilton: Three-time F1 world champion

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