The formula 1 is trying everything to save the season 2020, and in spite of the corona-crisis even as many as we race event possible. But time is of the essence. A start to the season is currently planned at the earliest for the middle of June, most probably it will be even later. Therefore, there is now unusual suggestions, to be able to the Fans, but still a sufficient number of races to offer.

One idea is per route multiple race event. A proposal that the one is in Silverstone, open-minded. “We are ready in every possible way with [formula 1] to work, you think that it is in the best interest of the championship,” says Silverstone boss Stuart Pringle to ‘Sky’.

Pringle: “Operationally, it would be so straightforward,”

He recalls: “the majority of The team is only a stone’s throw away from the track. Operationally, it would be so straightforward [multiple race event].” Several formula 1 Teams are based in Silverstone or the vicinity. “We have the infrastructure, and the members of the team could sleep for the most part, in the evening in their own beds,” says Pringle.

“If we could help, would be very pleased,” says Silverstone boss. Another proposal goes even one step further. And although it is about a possible second race at Silverstone could be moved in the reverse direction, to bring some variety into the matter and to provide Teams and drivers with a new challenge.

Silverstone Boss: “Nothing is excluded”

What at first glance as a variation of this year’s April joke, would be for Pringle but theoretically conceivable. “So stupid, the thought is not,” says the Silverstone-in-chief. The only Problem: “We do not have the license to drive around to different. But these are extraordinary times, and I think that could lead to exceptional decisions.” imago images / Motorsport Images Stuart Pringle (blue shirt) can make a formula-1 race in the reverse direction

in other words: imagine you Should want to Plan to seriously pursue, could also be in the case of the missing license something. “Nothing is excluded”, stressed Pringle in this regard. “But at the same time, we need to see what the next four weeks,” he says. Because it is not yet even clear whether 2020 will take place at all, only a race in Silverstone.

the GP of great Britain is said to take place as planned

Only this week that you planned the Grand Prix of great Britain this year, as at 19. July can unsubscribe. “Silverstone is just a race of a world Cup, and our colleagues in the formula 1 work incredibly hard to have a season put together, which can begin only much later [than planned],” said Pringle.

“It is difficult for the formula 1, because they not only look at the UK,” he says. Therefore, they wanted to give the king class now until the end of April to get a better Overview of the Situation. According to the current state to Silverstone, Montreal, Le Castellet and Spielberg would be. The situation may, however, change daily.

This article was written by Ruben Zimmermann, Co-author: Luke Smith

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