A few days ago it was leaked that the Canadian Grand Prix he was at serious risk of cancellation. This was considered after the epidemiological situation in the northern country did not improve. However, the race organizers and the leaders of the Formula 1 they have a small light of hope to be able to carry on the race on the circuit Gilles Villeneuve.
In the last hours he went out to face the microphones the Director of Health Canada. This opened the door to a possible realization of the Grand Prix, despite the health problems they face. In his words, the Canadian state could cushion the economic losses that would lead to running without the presence of the public in the stands.
“There is a way to organize it behind closed doors. Nothing has been decided, but we are interested in the indirect economic benefit for hoteliers, “said the director of Health with hope. On the other hand, as confirmed by the Spanish site ‘Soymotor.com’, one of the races that was going to take place in Ontario, of the North American tournament of IMSA It was canceled.
A few days ago, the Canadian newspaper ‘La Presse’ had confirmed that both Formula 1, as well as the organizers and owners of the Gilles Villeneuve circuit, were considering the chance to postpone the race. In 2020 the epidemiological situation for the COVID it had caused the race to fail. The last race here was held in 2019 and won Lewis hamilton, after Sebastian vettel was sanctioned.
COVID in Canada
According to the daily report that records the data of the pandemic, in Canada there were 8,596 new infections this Wednesday. In addition, there were 53 new deaths. In total, in Canada there were more than a million people infected and more than 23,000 deaths. The circuit of Turkey he is waiting for Canada to confirm his participation in the calendar, as he will be the one to replace him.
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