- Michael Latifi, father of Williams driver Nicholas, is reportedly in pole position to buy the F1 team after the Williams Group announced it had begun a formal sale process last month (La Gazzatta dello Sport

- F1 discussed reviving a 30-year-old rule which allowed drivers to drop their worst results in a season, with the move considered to reduce the possibility the championship could be influenced by a driver having to miss races if they contracted COVID-19 (RaceFans)

- The FIA has moved to further clamp down on engine tricks in F1 by issuing four new technical directives on the eve of the 2020 season (Auto Motor und Sport

- Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher is reportedly set to have stem cell surgery by a world renowned doctor in a bid to regenerate his nervous system (The Daily Mail

- McLaren’s Lando Norris has revealed he lost loads of followers on social media after showing his support for the Black Lives Matter campaign with anti-racism messages (Evening Standard

- F1 motorsport boss Ross Brawn is confident the new rules laid out for the sport in the coming years will help the Williams team attract a new buyer (ESPN)

- A prospective new F1 project - led by Monaco firm MIM - remains on the cards despite of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic (Motorsport Week

- A maximum of 10 media representatives will be allowed at the opening string of behind closed doors races in Austria and Hungary when the 2020 F1 season begins (De Telegraaf

- Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc has been stepping up his preparations for the upcoming campaign by hitting the karting track (Twitter)

- Meanwhile, Red Bull driver Alex Albon returned to the team’s factory in Milton Keynes this week

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

First day back at work Great to see the whole team in amazing spirit @redbullracing. That racing buzz is getting real!!!

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