The “Covid-19” epidemic delayed the start of the world championship, as the opening race that was scheduled in Australia in mid-March was canceled, and the Monaco race in May met the same fate. In addition, the other six phases, which are Bahrain, Vietnam, China, the Netherlands, Spain and Azerbaijan, have been postponed.
And still the first race officially listed on the website of the championship, Canada’s Grand Prix at the Jil Villeneuve circuit on June 14.
“We are still engaged in close dialogue on the ongoing situation, and we are assessing the possibility of holding the Great Britain Prize between July 17 and 19 of it,” as originally decided, according to a joint statement by the British race organizers at the Silverstone circuit and the world championships organizers in a joint statement.
The statement continued: “We estimate that other sporting appointments in Britain are scheduled for July in which a decision was taken (regarding the postponement or cancellation), but it is important to note that its logistical preparations and its sporting arrangements differ from those undertaken by Silverstone, so our timetable gives us an opportunity to The end of April in order to make a final decision. ”
The organizers stressed that “the safety of the fans, colleagues, and the whole Formula 1 community will be our priority, and we will continue to communicate with the relevant authorities.”
The outbreak of the Corona virus, which caused the death of more than 41 people around the world, imposed almost complete paralysis on various sporting events in the current period, and prompted the postponement of large dates that were scheduled in the summer of 2020 to the summer of next year, most notably the Tokyo Olympics, the European Cup and the Copa America. South American Football.