Lewis Hamilton: Shocked that we are here

The formula 1 often moves under your Glosche. The little things are important things, innocuous statements on the scandal, a Fart is to the Thunder. The outside

Lewis Hamilton: Shocked that we are here

The formula 1 often moves under your Glosche. The little things are important things, innocuous statements on the scandal, a Fart is to the Thunder. The outside world remains just that: the outside world.

It is a symbol of what is happening in these days. The (sports)world is as good as a standstill due to the Coronavirus. And the king class of the Motorsports ? She wants only one thing: continue to turn or the first turn in this season's opening race in Australia this Sunday. All the Teams have arrived, 300'000 spectators are expected, 300 times more than in Switzerland, at occasions, are allowed.

"I don't think a crowd is the Problem."Brett Sutton, a doctor in Victoria, Australia.

want to hold on to the organisers for the time being, and will be supported by Brett Sutton, the head physician of the Australian state of Victoria. In the Australian Radio that said: "I believe that a crowd of people is the Problem. It is especially important that the Diseased be isolated. We have 300'000 people who ride to work every day in the city. Public transport is then similar to a single mass accumulation."

However, the situation is coming to a head in the formula 1. Four employees of the American team Haas are suspected to suffer from Coronavirus. Added to this is the an employee of Williams and McLaren. The employees of McLaren has now tested positive for the Virus, which is why the team is not. So, he follows the instructions of doctor Sutton, said: "Should evidence arise, would the people who were in contact with them into quarantine." Now the start of the race seems to be at risk, especially formula-1-sport boss Ross Brawn said recently, a Grand Prix will be cancelled, should not be able to join a Team.

"formula 1 just makes more"

The driver reported already in front of the word. And that's pretty clear. "I'm shocked that we're all here," says world champion Lewis Hamilton. "The whole world is reacting to the Virus, Donald Trump prohibited Europeans entry into the United States, the NBA will suspend. And the formula 1, just continue." Why is it so important? "Money rules the world."

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel says meanwhile, he trusted the decision-makers: "I just hope that there are no serious cases or even Deaths. That would be the time we would have to really pull the hand brake." And Alfa-Romeo-Pilot Kimi Raikkonen: "I don't know if it's the Right thing to do is to be here – probably not. But the decision is not with us. The Teams could decide, we would not be probably all in Australia." How long does formula 1 still can do so, as it relates to the Coronavirus only at the edge, it will show in the next few days. Or more likely: hours.

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Created: 12.03.2020, 12:12 PM

Updated Date: 12 March 2020, 16:04

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