In the round-up: Lewis Hamilton predicts a challenging season ahead for all competitors: “We are preparing in the best way we can for what is going to be the most difficult season I think that Formula 1 and all of us have experienced with the difficult times that we’re facing and the changes that we have to make in order to operate.”
More motor racing links of interest:
Hockenheim weiter nur Joker (Auto Motor und Sport - German)
Hockenheim is being lined up as a possible replacement for Sochi if Russia's race cannot happen on September 27th, with Portimao potentially to follow the week after.
IndyCar to welcome fans for July 9-12 race weekend at Road America (IndyCar)
"Under the guidance of public health officials, medical experts and local, state and federal authorities, IndyCar and Road America will observe safe social distancing practices and provide enhanced hygiene and safety precautions for all fans attending the event."
Nearly 175,000 tickets sold for Indy 500, as US battles Covid-19 surge (Reuters)
"If IMS allows all those who have purchased tickets into the Brickyard, it would represent the largest gathering anywhere in the US since Covid-19 forced the shutdown of North American sports mid-March."
Filming day 2020 at Imola (AlphaTauri)
Daniil Kvyat: "Imola is a track which is really nice to drive with lots of fast corners and I think it deserves to return to the F1 calendar."
Bubba Wallace 'relieved' by FBI finding no crime in noose but frustrated by reaction (NBC)
"Some people are now calling him 'fake' and wrongly suggesting that he was the person who found and reported the noose, when in fact that was not the case."
Bubba Wallace and NASCAR - What we know and what will change after recent hate crime inquiries (ESPN)
"According to NASCAR, every one of those pulldowns was checked as part of the FBI investigation, and the only one of those fashioned into a noose was the rope in garage No. 4, which was assigned to the Richard Petty Motorsports No. 43 Chevy this past weekend."
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