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Brazil plans F1 races with spectators

The organizers of the Brazilian Grand Prix, according to a media report, are starting from a Formula One weekend in Sao Paulo in November in spite of the Coronavirus pandemic with spectators.

The business magazine Forbes”said the chief organizer Tamas Rohonyi that the preparations would go according to plan and”we are sure, that the famous course in Interlagos will once again be the place of a fascinating race”.

The Grand Prix will be conducted under the contractually agreed conditions.” We expect confirmation of the date in November from the FIA so that we, like the other overseas races, can release the tickets for sale.”In the original calendar the Grand Prix was set for the 15th of November.

The number of Coronavirus infected in Brazil increased further recently. Sao Paulo is also severely affected by the pandemic. The Governor, Joao Doria of the State of the same name, had recently extended the measures to restrict public life, but also announced a gradual opening of the economy.

Formula 1 wants to start the season in Austria at the beginning of July without spectators, there is not yet a new racing calendar, But he’s expected this week. The first ten races of the season had to be cancelled or postponed due to the Corona crisis.