French Grand Prix decision expected in days: organizers

PARIS: A decision on whether to go ahead with the French in June Formula One The Grand Prix behind closed doors or to postpone or scrap the event will take place in the coming days, organizers said Monday.

The Grand Prix scheduled for June 28 is the first race on the revised Formula One world championship calendar with nine races already scrapped or suspended as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Following the French President Emmanuel Macron Sunday's announcement that the closure in France will run until May 11 and public gatherings banned until mid-July, a spokesman for the race organizers told AFP that they have been studying all the scenarios, including the postponement. or the organization of the event behind closed doors. .

F1 sports director Ross Brawn said last week he could envisage the start of the F1 season in Europe in July with a race excluding the public.

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