Due to the spread of coronavirus around the world, many countries are banning mass sporting events, including Formula 1 races. Especially European countries are tightening measures and canceling events until the end of the summer.
However, some countries are ready to accept Formula 1 in the summer. For example, Austria, which offers to hold two races at once, however with all the necessary security measures. The Red Bull chief advisor Helmut Marko told about the decision of the Spielberg circuit.
"It looks very good now that we can do both races. We are ready. Liberty insists that the number of people should be as small as possible That means: There will only be television on site, no other media representatives. But frame races can take place," – Marko told.
"There will be strict specifications within the paddock and the racetrack: the minimum distance must be maintained, and breathing masks must be worn," – he added.
Given the ban on holding mass events in the country until August 31, the Austrian Grand Prix will definitely be held without an audience.
Also according to the Spanish web-site SoyMotor, that the organizers of the Spanish Grand Prix are ready to hold the stage with one condition - without spectators.