F1 races to resume in first week of July


Manchester: The United Kingdom (UK) government has given a green signal to hold two F1 races at Silverstone this Summer.

According to the details, all sports activities to resume from June 1 in the UK as lockdown eased in the country. Formula One races will begin in the first week of July.

An F1 spokesperson appreciated the government’s efforts to bring back sports on the track amid COVID-19 situation. “We welcome the government’s efforts to ensure elite sport can continue to operate and their support for our return to racing,” he said.

Meanwhile, F1 bosses will remain in touch with the goivernment to finalise the Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) before the final announcement.

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