The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Who would've thought? Red Bull driver, Alex Albon, is quite the poet and we didn't even know it.
F1 teams are expecting to take a financial hit from the unprecedented coronavirus situation.
These F1 teams have to turn their fortunes around and improve vastly on their 2019 showing. Especially with 2021 looming around the corner.
Williams' deputy team boss, Claire Williams, says she is not expecting any "miracles" in 2020 but is optimistic about an improved showing.
'We are very worried about Williams. They've had some very difficult years and cannot continue like this, because you keep losing sponsors,' says F1 sporting boss Ross Brawn.
Williams' deputy team boss, Claire Williams, insists that her charges are on schedule to get 2020 off to a positive note.
Amid a deep performance crisis, Williams has lost yet another major sponsor.
'"It would be presumptuous to say that we will be in the midfield next year. What I can say is that if everyone else would stand still over the winter, we would be in the midfield,' says George Russell.
The boss of the premier German touring car series DTM has admitted he hopes Robert Kubica races in the category in 2020.
Nicholas Latifi is not willing to confirm that he will make his Formula 1 race debut with Williams in 2020.
Over a quarter of a century after Ayrton Senna was killed in a car bearing her family's name, Claire Williams relived the tragedy of Formula One's darkest day.
According to Williams' deputy team boss Claire Williams, George Russell has all the attributes of a future Formula 1 World Champion.
After only the first week of testing, George Russell believes his Williams team is closer to the midfield than in 2019.
The Williams Formula 1 team has been in a bit of a dip the last couple of seasons, but 2020 could be a year of change.
Williams Team expects George Russell to continue in his rich vein of form for the new Formula 1 season.
After unveiling a cycling team for the Tour de France, Israel is hoping to further boost its image through sport with the announcement Wednesday of a Formula 1 driver.
'He doesn't let failure bring him down. He falls but gets up. In sports and in life, I have not seen someone who is so determined, such a fighter," says Lawrence Stroll.
Team boss Otmar Szafnauer has confirmed that Racing Point is also pushing to sign up Robert Kubica for 2020.
'What's the idea with helping the small teams who don't deserve it? Does an organisation like Williams have the right to be as fast as Mercedes or Ferrari? The answer is obviously no,' says Jacques Villeneuve.
Robert Kubica says he succeeded in his mission to once again be seen as a Formula 1 driver in his own right.
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