Formula 1 receives Austria's OK for two races in July

The first races of the season will be held on July 5 and 12 at the Red Bull Ring.

El Austrian government gave the go-ahead for the F1 be present in the Red Bull Ring, which is located in Spielberg, the 5 and the 12 of July. With these two competitions, the 2020 season will begin, which has not yet been launched due to the pandemic of coronavirus.

"The two Formula 1 races on July 5 and 12, 2020 at Spielberg, Styrie, will be held without spectators", said the Ministry of Health in a statement, estimating that "The organization presented a complete and professional security concept" for the prevention of the spread of COVID-19.

Epic victory for Max Verstappen at the Austrian GPThe government had warned that the project to start the season at Red Bull Racing would not be accepted if the organization did not provide all the guarantees of health security.

"In addition to strict hygiene measures, the plan provides for regular medical tests and examinations for all teams and employees", the ministry specified. "The crucial element will be close coordination between the organization and regional and local health authorities", Anadio.

The government wants the event to be organized as "closed circuit", it means, without contact with the community, with the exception of the locals involved in the management of the race.

Austria, which has fewer than 700 deaths from coronavirus, began its disarray in mid-April. There have been no rallies since.




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