No derogation for formula 1: opportunities for Silverstone wane

For the formula 1, the British government is no exception. And that means The chances of Silverstone wane, in July, 2020, one or more formula-1-race event. This

No derogation for formula 1: opportunities for Silverstone wane

For the formula 1, the British government is no exception. And that means The chances of Silverstone wane, in July, 2020, one or more formula-1-race event. This is from the Friday evening to publish the travel guidelines of the authorities, the 8. June, a self-isolation of 14 days to provide from the time of arrival in the UK.

formula 1 now checks whether Silverstone can be controlled at a later time than in July. A spokesman said 'Motorsport-Total.com': "We have worked closely with the [British] government, with regard to the impact of the guidelines for the formula 1 and Silverstone. These talks will be continued."

And further: "The goal now is to find a solution, the security is in the first place."

length-in-chief remains optimistic

Silverstone-track-in-chief Stuart Pringle is also confident that formula 1 will sooner or later get their Chance. He was used accordingly. "The government understands the importance of the [Motorsport] industry," he says. "That's why I remain optimistic."

He had, however, understanding of the complex rules. "It is always a moving target. This is certainly not a task that I'd like to," said Pringle.

The new Directive is to be reviewed every three weeks routinely and could be possibly loosened, theoretically in time for the great Britain Grand Prix.

Why Silverstone-plans would be at risk

But even in the case of a decisive easing on 29. June 2020 would lead the leaders to a little, the racing at Silverstone to ensure or provide for Alternatives, should Silverstone be possible.

This means: On the or the race at Silverstone, which would be a risk for the formula 1. Therefore, the series may already be working on Alternatives with possible race at the Hockenheimring in Germany and the Hungaroring in Hungary.

Meanwhile, the British travel policy of concern for the seven UK-based teams is another head: it is Unclear how the range of staff the team is to plan, regardless of a race in Silverstone.

be particularly Difficult for the team

In the room three to four race weekends are, therefore, in rapid succession, before the employees travel for two weeks to self-isolation back to the UK, to embark again on the next running of the mines.

in a Similar difficult constellation for the non-British Teams Alfa Romeo from Switzerland, as well as AlphaTauri and Ferrari from Italy is: your employees would have to travel two weeks before a United Kingdom-race to the Land, to meet the Quarantine requirement to meet.

Silverstone is therefore committed to showing as much flexibility as possible. "Should it become necessary, we could manage that later dates in August, theoretically, even in September", says track chief Pringle. Now, however, is asked only once, the formula 1, to create a new provisional calendar, with Silverstone or without.

This article was written by Stefan Ehlen, Co-author: Jonathan Noble

*The entry "No exemption for formula 1: opportunities for Silverstone shrinkage" is published by Motorsport-Total.com. Contact with the executives here.

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Updated Date: 23 May 2020, 14:26

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