Formula One Returns to the racing Circuit

After more than 100 days of suspension due the COVID-19 Pandemic, Formula one is set to return on 3rd July after the Racing calendar was rescheduled to allow for the return of the sport with many stringent measures to have sport in the safest way possible.

The teams, which normally have more 100 personal, will be limited to about 80 personal and each kept apart from each other at the circuit to limit the possibility of coronavirus transmission. Paddock staff will be tested for the virus before leaving for races and tested regularly on arrival.the teams will travel on chartered jets and reside close to the circuits.

Marshall will also work in small groups to minimize transmission of corona in case it occurs.

With these measure in place the rescheduled calender will look as below with two races taking place at the same circuit in Austria.

July 3-5: Austrian Grand Prix, Red Bull Ring, Austria

July 10-12: Steiermark Grand Prix, Red Bull Ring, Austria

July 17-19: Hungarian Grand Prix, Hungaroring, Hungary

July 31-Aug. 2: British Grand Prix, Silverstone, Great Britain

Aug. 7-9: Formula One 70th Anniversary Grand Prix, Silverstone, Great Britain

Aug. 14-16: Spanish Grand Prix, Circuit de Catalunya, Spain

Aug. 28-30: Belgian Grand Prix, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium

Sept. 4-6: Italian Grand Prix, Monza, Italy

However the CEO of F1 Chase Carey said “we currently expect the season to commence without fans at our races we hope that over the coming months the situation will allow us to welcome them back once it is safe to do, but we know the return of Formula One will be a welcome boost to sports fans around the world.”


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