Former Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali has been announced as the new president and CEO of F1, effective next year after his tenure as the head of Lamborghini ends. F1’s incumbent boss Chase Carey will step back into an advisory role. Domenicali renews his association with his former boss at Ferrari Ross Brawn.
Mercedes and Racing Point personnel were obliged to miss the Eifel Grand Prix after testing positive for coronavirus. Members of the Mercedes pit crew were quarantined after testing positive at the venue before the meeting. Replacement mechanics were flown out and were under instruction just to ensure error- free stops rather than chasing record times. Three successful, but relatively steady, stops were duly performed on the cars of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.
Sebastian Vettel revealed at the Nürburgring that he had invested in Aston Martin Lagonda shares in addition to agreeing to drive for the Aston Martin F1 team next year.