The Spanish Grand Prix remains set to go forward as planned on 16 August even though a reintroduction of constraints in Catalonia after a spike in COVID-19 cases.
The Circuit p Barcelona-Catalunya is set to host the Spanish Grand Prix next month after back-to-back races at Silverstone, forming the third leg of a triple-header.
However concerns have increased in recent months concerning the functioning of the race after a spike in COVID-19 instances which has prompted officials to impose limitations in Catalonia.
weekly, people residing in Barcelona were requested to stay at home for 15 days, using a ban being put on meetings of over 10 individuals, in addition to a suspension of cultural pursuits and recreational sport.
It led to proposals that F1 could point an extra grand prix at Silverstone in area of the Spanish Grand Prix in case the lockdown in Catalonia became severe.
However Autosport knows there are no agreements for F1 to maintain a third race in Silverstone at 16 August, with its strategies for the Spanish Grand Prix being untouched.
The circuit in Montmelo lays out of this lockdown region in Barcelona, meaning people attending the race in the circuit could be untouched by the constraints currently in place.
A spokesperson for the Circuit p Barcelona-Catalunya advised Autosport:”What’s moving forward as planned.
“We aren’t affected by the constraints. Everything is controlled and strengthened with F1, the FIA and circuit protocols, which are extremely strict.”
F1 would seek out an alternate venue for your event if there be a demand for your race to be cancelled, but is yet to take some steps towards doing this.
Teams will also be yet to make some adjustments for their plans to go to Spain for its grand prix, though some might want to tweak lodging plans as a result of range of this lockdown location.
F1 has executed a rigorous biosphere in the first 3 races 2020 this past month, project regular COVID-19 analyzing for many attendees.
The initial two favorable COVID-19 instances one of event employees were reported in Hungary past weekend following over 10,000 evaluations, with accelerated actions being taken to minimise the danger of it spreading.
The closed occasion protocols will stay set up for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on 2 August, which is accompanied with the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix one week after in precisely the exact same circuit.