The International Automobile Federation (FIA) approved the holding of a Formula 1 auto racing delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic in Austria and the UK starting July 5. Race organizers received a notice from the FIA on Friday, The Judge 13 reports.
According to the publication, Austria will take two stages in a row: the race of the first stage will be held on July 5, the second – on July 8 or 9. The next two stages will take place in the UK on July 19 and 23. Races will be held without spectators, only television workers providing broadcasting will be allowed. Each team will be housed in a separate hotel to minimize the risk of coronavirus infection.
Formula 1 may be the first global sports project to resume after a forced pause caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The championship was supposed to start in mid-March, but the race was canceled or postponed indefinitely. In late April, the head of Formula 1 Chase Carey said that the championship still starts this summer.
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