Silverstone to "provide the perfect setting for a great show"
It was touch and go whether Silverstone would host races but the UK government has confirmed there will be no 14-day quarantine period applied to elite sports stars arriving into the country, allowing back-to-back events in August.
We are delighted to share this announcement confirming two consecutive Grand Prix's are to take place at Silverstone. Although these will be closed events we are confident that our legendary circuit will provide the perfect setting for a great show for everyone watching at home. https://t.co/vd4tzhjQlC
A reminder from Racing Point team principal Otmar Szafnauer of the over-riding message that needs to be adhered to.
"First and foremost, on a personal level and on behalf of the team, I applaud the work that has been done by all stakeholders over the past three months to get us back racing. Safety is paramount and we’re all treating our return to the racetrack responsibly."
Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya was due to host the Spanish Grand Prix in early May, but after working with F1 bosses a race at the track will now take place in mid-August.
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