A decision on whether this year’s British Grand Prix will go ahead will be made by the end of the month, the race promoters have announced.
A statement issued by the promoter on Wednesday said: “Silverstone and Formula 1 remain in close dialogue regarding the ongoing situation and are assessing the feasibility of holding the British Grand Prix on 17th – 19th July.
“We fully appreciate that other UK sporting events in July have taken decisions regarding their events, but it is important to highlight that their logistics and sporting arrangements differ from Silverstone’s and, therefore, our timeline gives us until the end of April to make a final decision. The safety of our fans, colleagues and the F1 community will be our priority and we will continue to engage with the appropriate authorities.”
Britain’s F1 round is one of only two which have been held every year since the world championship began in 1950. The Italian Grand Prix, due to be held on September 6th this year, is the other.
Silverstone has previously stated that if this year’s F1 race is cancelled or postponed all ticket holders will be given the option to receive full refunds.
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