The coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) left serious health and economic consequences in the great countries of the world. Many major events had to be suspended and postponed due to the advance of the virus. The Formula 1 he lost one of his most important assets of the great prizes: the public. According to rumors of the last hours, the Great Britain Grand Prix he wants to be the kick for their return.
The race that takes place at the historic Silverstone circuit, has planned to have a fan presence in its stands again. According to the medium ‘Motorsport.com’, the director of the track is expectant about this possibility. Throughout the three days of the Grand Prix, up to 300,000 people have been seen in the paddock, something very difficult to match.
The restrictions that the British government is carrying out prohibit the massive presence of spectators at sporting events. However, a strong vaccination plan could put on the table the possibility of fans being back in sports arenas and major tourism events in Britain.
How many people?
Stuart pringle, director of the British circuit, confirmed that they have on the table the possibility of having an audience in the stands. According to the percentages that were given in the protocols, it is expected that up to 100,000 people can be present in the Silverstone stands, supporting their favorite pilot, Lewis Hamilton. The seven-time champion achieved the same number of victories at Silverstone.
“I am cautiously optimistic, there is a long way to go. But the requirements have been clearly stated. There are variables that are not under anyone’s control, such as if another worrisome situation arose or if there was a problem with the deployment of vaccination. But things have gone well, and I think people want to seize the opportunity, ”Pringle said.
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