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F1 nonetheless looking for Silverstone decision regardless of quarantine guidelines – EAST AUTO NEWS

F1 nonetheless looking for Silverstone decision regardless of quarantine guidelines


System 1 continues to be working towards a decision with the UK Authorities that will enable it to race at Silverstone, regardless of new quarantine guidelines coming into pressure.

It was confirmed on Friday that from June eight all arrivals within the UK should quarantine for 14 days in an try and cease the unfold of COVID-19. Whereas the nation is a few three months behind various different nations to take such measures, it has a really restricted variety of confirmed exemptions to this point and sport just isn’t listed.

Regardless of the restrictions seemingly making a race at Silverstone inconceivable as a result of lead instances concerned, F1 says it has not but given up hope of reaching an settlement with the federal government.

“We’ve got been working carefully with authorities on the implications of the coverage for System 1 and Silverstone and people discussions are ongoing presently with the goal of discovering an answer with security as our first precedence,” an F1 spokesperson stated.

Ought to Silverstone need to be cancelled, RACER understands plans are being made to host two races in both Germany or Hungary following the opening two rounds in Austria in early June, in what can be a run of 4 straight races. UK-based personnel would then return residence with a niche constructed into the calendar to permit them to quarantine earlier than heading to a different set of races.

Whereas Hockenheim was named as a possible alternative various weeks in the past, the Hungaroring has additionally emerged because it turned clear that race could possibly be held behind closed doorways, with each nations sharing a border with Austria.

F1 nonetheless looking for Silverstone decision regardless of quarantine guidelines – EAST AUTO NEWS
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