• Russian Ferrari Academy driver Robert Shwartzman (above) sealed the FIA F3 European Championship at his home event, Sochi, in the Russian Grand Prix support race. Backed by the Russian SMP concern, he is expected to contest next year’s
• Toro Rosso has had its request to change its name to AlphaTauri approved for 2020. This title reflects Red Bull’s clothing brand.
• At the time of writing, discussion about which four 2020 grands prix will be used for the Saturday sprint race experiment was set to be discussed at a meeting between the teams, Liberty and the governing body. The proposal is that the grid of the sprint race will be formed in reverse championship order, there will be no regulated pit stops over a distance of around 100km. The result of this race will form the grid for the grand prix proper the following day, with no qualifying as such. Shanghai, Barcelona, Paul Ricard and Spa have been mentioned as venues under consideration. Ferrari has requested that Monza not be part of the experiment. Mercedes has campaigned similarly to not include Silverstone.
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