Lammers has proposed that Formula 1 follow the example of football by holding midweek events rather than sticking rigidly to competing at weekends.
Speaking to the Dutch publication NOS, Lammers said, “Why can’t a grand prix be held on Tuesday or Wednesday night, just like the Champions League?”
“It doesn’t always have to be on primetime Sunday afternoon, but it can also be on weekdays. But then you have to make the weekends a little lighter so that there is less pressure on the organising countries.”
While the majority of people are lamenting the postponed or cancelled races, Lammers sees this difficult period as an opportunity for Formula 1 to grow in different ways.
GPFans is a multi-platform, multi-language brand dedicated to Formula One coverage. We bring you all the ins and outs of the sport, 24/7, everything from up-to-the-minute news and features to the latest viral stories and clips.
We believe that a new generation of exciting, outspoken drivers will make F1 more popular than ever before, and we want to give our users access to as much of their heroes as possible, on and off the track. From Lewis Hamilton to Max Verstappen, Daniel Ricciardo to Sebastian Vettel, we provide in-depth analysis of every every Grand Prix in the season, from Australia to Abu Dhabi.
With Formula One under the new ownership of Liberty Media, how the sport is being covered is evolving, and GPFans will look to be at the heart of this progression into new media, as one of the fastest-growing sites covering the king of motorsports.