The British GP organization is still hopeful that a race can be held at Silverstone this Formula 1 season. The competition is endangered by the strict corona measures in England, among others.

In Britain, people entering the country from June 8 are required to be quarantined for two weeks. The government is not yet making an exception for athletes, which can therefore have disastrous consequences for the Grand Prix.

"This makes it difficult, but talks with authorities have been good so far," Silverstone manager Stuart Pringle told Sky Sports on Friday .

"We continue the talks hoping to get out this time too, obviously on the premise that it shouldn't be at the expense of anyone's health. But the government recognizes the importance of our sport."

F1 spokesman: 'The rest of the season is also endangered'

The rules in Britain could even ensure that the entire Formula 1 season will be broken. Many teams have their home base in England and it is not an option for them to quarantine for two weeks.

"With a quarantine it is impossible to hold a British Grand Prix this year. But the rest of the season will also be endangered," a Formula 1 spokesperson told Reuters earlier this week .

Formula 1 recently reached an agreement with Silverstone to hold a double race on that track in July and August. The royal class of motorsport is already in talks with Hockenheim as a possible replacement.

The Formula 1 season should have started in March, but the volume has not yet started due to the corona crisis. The first race is now scheduled for July 5 in Austria, which also hosts the second race a week later.

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