The British government will allow Formula 1’s planned races at Silverstone to go ahead in spite of the new quarantine arrangements which will come into force next month, according to a report.
The quarantine will be reviewed every three weeks. According to The Times, this could provide an opportunity to expand the number of exemptions which are permitted, and ministers have been told to ensure the races can go ahead.
The British Grand Prix was originally due to take place on July 19th. F1 now hopes to hold two races behind closed doors at the Northamptonshire track on July 26th and August 2nd.
Britain has a significant motorsport industry and is home to seven of the 10 Formula 1 teams. Permitting them to travel in and out of the country more easily could also help the championship schedule other races earlier in the season.
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