Method One expects the Mexican and US Grand Prix to be carried ahead this yr regardless of the cancellation of the Canadian race because of the COVID-19 epidemic.
REUTERS: Method One expects the Mexican and US Grand Prix to be pushed ahead this yr regardless of the cancellation of the Canadian race because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The June 13 race in Montreal was referred to as off for the second yr in a row resulting from quarantine necessities for guests.
Turkey has changed Canada on the identical date.
Mexican Grand Prix organizers quoted F1 as saying in an announcement, “After unique information concerning Canada, Method One needs to be very clear that there was no change within the race in Mexico and the US this season and past. Hope to go. ” on Thursday.
“We’re working carefully with the promoters and they’re set to placed on an amazing efficiency and we hope to be there later this season.”
All races within the US have been canceled final yr because of the epidemic.
The Mexico Metropolis race is scheduled to happen on October 31 of this yr in Austin, Texas, one week after the US spherical.
Mexico has suffered greater than 215,000 deadly accidents from the brand new coronavirus, however separate authorities knowledge printed in March reported that precise deaths are no less than 60per p.c above the confirmed determine.
The US-owned Method One sees the USA as a serious development market, with a second race in Miami deliberate for 2022.
(Reporting by Alan Baldwin in London, modifying by Ed Osmond)