In the latest Formula 1 Gossip column, Max Verstappen unhappy at his Netflix portrayal, Mercedes plan to go carbon neutral by the end of the year and Ferrari cancels plans for Pirelli tyre test due to coronavirus outbreak.

- Red Bull driver Max Verstappen has expressed his frustration with the way he was portrayed in Netflix’s fly-on-the-wall Formula 1 documentary, Drive to Survive (The Daily Mail

- The Mercedes Formula 1 team have announced plans to have a net-zero carbon footprint by the end of the 2020 season as part of a wider sustainable business strategy (

- Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton insists his team is not listening to its rivals’ claims about the pecking order ahead of the 2020 Formula 1 season (Sky Sports

- Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto says his side would consider abandoning its SF1000 challenger to focus on its 2021 car development if the gap to its rivals proves too big to overcome during the early rounds of the 2020 season (Motorsport Week) 

- The Scuderia has cancelled its plans to test Pirelli’s prototype 18-inch tyres for the 2021 Formula 1 season on Thursday due o the outbreak of the coronavirus (RaceFans

- Williams boss Claire Williams says Formula 1 bosses must be “incredibly responsible and enormously responsive” about the coronavirus outbreak ahead of the start of the 2020 season (ESPN