The Ferrari Formula 1 team has shown 250 physicians and nurses who played a part on the frontline in the struggle against COVID-19 will attend this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix.
Considering that the delayed start to the 2020 year in Austria at the beginning of July, all F1 races are conducted behind closed doors with no audiences as part of their rigorous event protocols.
Strategies are set for near 3000 lovers to attend the Tuscan Grand Prix in Mugello second week, that is going to be the first occasion where tickets are available for sale.
However, it’s been demonstrated that a couple of fans are going to be at the grandstands in Monza this weekend as a token of thanks to the physicians and nurses that played a part in the struggle against COVID-19.
Italy was among those hardest-hit nations in Europe at the first phases of this COVID-19 pandemic, with an estimated 35,000 deaths since the epidemic started.
The 250 frontline employees will be guests of the Automobile Club d’Italia, that’s the promoter of the Italian Grand Prix.
“Like the rest of the races run so far this season, the Italian Grand Prix is going to be held behind closed doors and consequently there’ll not be a conventional monitor invasion by the enthusiasts in the close of the race,” Ferrari composed in its own pre-race preview.
“But, there’ll be 250 very particular people in the grandstands, socially bereft of class: physicians and nurses will be guests in the trail, as a symbolic honor due to their own courage, sense of responsibility and altruism because frontline employees in the struggle against COVID-19.”
Ferrari is braced for a challenging home race weekend in Monza amid continuing battles with the SF1000 automobile that supposed it failed to score some points at the Belgian Grand Prix last Sunday.
Charles Leclerc took Ferrari’s first Italian Grand Prix victory in nine years a year ago, but said the group was set to get a”challenging weekend” this time .
“All the same, we aren’t lacking motivation for this particular around,” Leclerc said.
“We shall all pull together to bring home the best possible outcome.”
Team-mate Sebastian Vettel added:”We come to Monza understanding it is going to be challenging to become a frontrunner this weekend.
“The final race was anything but simple for me personally and we’re well aware that are also the case this time.
“We have a particular aero package that we expect will produce the SF1000 more aggressive.
“Yet our goal this weekend would be exactly the same as always: to make the most of our bundle and bring home as many factors as you can.”