The 2020 of the Formula 1 It will go down in history for the season passed in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. The delay that caused several races to be canceled, and the calendar was left with 17 Grands Prix. The main idea of the category for this year was 22, but the advance of the virus prevented normal development.
However, and despite the fact that no vaccine or remedy has yet been found that can restore normalcy to the world, the company that owns the Formula 1, Liberty Media, is already working on the 2021 season of the category. From the hand of Stefano Domenicali, new CEO, the main attraction will be that temporary circuits will stay.
He Australian Grand Prix usually develops the first race of the season. However, there is still no clear determination on what will be done after the end of 2020. The organizer of the race, Andrew Westacott, began to rush the top leaders of the category to confirm the development of the test. “You have to have a determination before Christmas,” he said.
For its part, Westacott highlighted that the relationship with Liberty Media and with Dorna (organizing company of the MotoGP) is good. “Our conversations with both of them are very, very positive. What I know of both is that they intend to issue their provisional calendars for 2021 in mid to late October. Which means that both Australian GP will be on their usual calendar, “he advanced Westacott.
“You have to make a determination”
Despite the good relationship, the Australian began to rush both organizations to have a result as quickly as possible. “The organization, the government and both categories will have to realize that decisions must be made before Christmas. We must commit to that, because nobody is interested in having a cancellation like it happened in March.