In the round-up: Formula 1 managing director Ross Brawn says Formula 1 will ensure the competition remains fair if some teams have to miss races due to the Coronavirus.
More motor racing links of interest:
F1 cannot race if a team is denied entry due to virus, says Brawn (Reuters)
"If a team is prevented from entering a country we can’t have a race. Not a Formula 1 world championship race, anyway, because that would be unfair."
Coronavirus fears prompt special measures from organisers (BBC)
"The Gulf state has imposed a 14-day quarantine on travellers from countries where outbreaks are most severe, including Italy, home of Ferrari. But authorities are planning an expedited process for F1 personnel to limit the effect of the restrictions."
Ferrarigate: Teams Fordern Offenlegung Des Deals (F1 Insider - German)
"Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff sent a letter to all the non-Ferrari teams in Formula 1 (everyone except Ferrari, Alfa Romeo and Haas) to jointly act against the private agreement that the automobile association met with Ferrari."
Mercedes-Benz accelerates sustainable change in motorsport (Mercedes)
"The team will offset unavoidable CO2 emissions through gold-standard carbon offsetting, leading to a net-zero carbon footprint for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 team from 2020, including its development facilities in both Brackley and Brixworth, UK."
Evans: 'We can really fight for the championship' (Formula E)
"Considering there was no Safety Car and also no real retirements, I made up 18 places but, in terms of genuine overtakes, there were about 16 of them - I can't remember them all but I enjoyed each one of them, it's a lot of moves to make in a race."
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again (McLaren)
"We made so many of them and thought it would hold together once on track, but it just kept on breaking during testing. It was a great idea, but it was too ambitious."
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