Season 2020 Formula 1, the launch of which is postponed because of the pandemic coronavirus, may start with double the Austrian Grand Prix. It is reported by Auto Motor und Sport.
The first eight races of the season have been cancelled or postponed. The ninth in the calendar is the stage in Canada. But most likely, it also will take indefinitely. Currently visit Canada can only the people of this country and persons with a permanent residence permit.
10-th stage in the original calendar is the Grand Prix of France. But he is also under question. All sporting events in the country canceled. In the South of France and do put a strict curfew. The organizers still have a slim chance to save the stage. Everything will depend on decisions to hold or cancel the race “Tour de France”.
But the Austrian Grand Prix until more secure. Recently the authorities introduced exemptions to the restrictive measures related to the pandemic. The number of infected was on the decline. All this allows to hope that the stage in Austria will be held July 5. The break before the British Grand Prix is two weeks. This will allow to organize two races on the “Red bull Ring”. Interested in this and the bosses of Formula 1, which suffer from lack of TV coverage. They still want to see in the calendar of 15 races, so a dual stage in Austria very likely.