The Formula 1 was one of the categories most affected by the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). The highest category of motor racing recorded thousands of economic losses, because one of its greatest income is the presence of the public in the stands (in addition to television), something that could change in 2021 thanks to the vaccination campaign of the different countries .
If the epidemiological situation of the territories that receive Formula 1 progresses satisfactorily, the circuits will have the possibility of hosting the public in their stands. Besides of Italian Grand Prix, which is the highest income of viewers, the Great Britain Grand Prix, in Silverstone, is characterized by the largest color in the category calendar.
This is why the English layout, together with a company called Blue Light Car, have decided to reward the front-line workers of the pandemic. Doctors, nurses, street workers (police, firefighters) and a long etcetera will have the possibility of free access to the paddock. The circuit will give these workers thousands of tickets to enjoy the race.
However, Formula 1 will not be the only category to have this solidarity gesture. MotoGP It will also give tickets to those who have been in the ‘first line of fire’ of the pandemic. This was confirmed this Thursday through a statement on social networks. To do this, those who meet the requirements must fill out a form on the website that manages the tickets.
«On the occasion of thanking the enormous effort of all the emergency services, such as the NHS (Health service), the armed forces, or essential employees during the pandemic, we have teamed up with Blue Light Car to give them thousands of tickets for our events, ”they commented on social media. The British Formula 1 GP will be on July 18. For its part, the MotoGP will be on August 29. Both races will be on the same track.
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