London: Formula 1 on Tuesday confirmed that the 2020 season will start in Austria subsequent month and revealed particulars on the primary eight races of a brand new calendar in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
The season will kick off with the Austrian Grand Prix on the Red Bull Ring on July 5, adopted per week later by a second race on the similar observe on July 12.
The Hungarian Grand Prix will observe per week after that, earlier than a break. Then there can be two again to again races at Silverstone (August 2 and August 9), adopted by the Spanish Grand Prix at Barcelona (August 16).
The Belgian Grand Prix will observe that on August 30, with the Italian Grand Prix at Monza per week in a while September 6. All the races can be supported by Formula 2 and Formula 3.
Chase Carey, Chairman and CEO of Formula 1, stated: “We are happy to find a way to set out our opening eight race calendar right now and look ahead to publishing our full calendar in the approaching weeks.
“While we presently count on the season to start with out followers at our races we hope that over the approaching months the scenario will permit us to welcome them again as soon as it’s secure to do, however we all know the return of Formula 1 can be a great addition to sports activities followers around the globe,” he added.