Italian GP will be held behind closed doors confirms Mayor of Moza; most of the Grand Prix were suspended due to the Coronavirus spread.
The Mayor of Monza has issued a confirmation saying the Italian Grand Prix will be organized on Septem 6, unlike other Grand Prix which were suspended due to the Coronavirus spread.
“Yesterday I received an expected phone call from the president of the Automobile Club d’Italia, Angelo Sticchi Damiani. He confirmed that the Italian Grand Prix will be held on September 6 in Monza”, said the mayor Dario Allevi.
However, he has also mentioned that the Grand Prix will be held behind the closed doors. Additionally, the Mayor of Monza also stated that the Formula One contract for Monza has been extended up to the year 2025.
“Although many circuits of the calendar had to leave this year because of the coronavirus, Monza will have an F1 race behind closed doors. Formula 1 has also decided to extend the contract by one year”, Allevi continues.
So good news for the Italian Grand Prix. “The cars will continue to race through the Temple of Speed until at least 2025”, the mayor concludes.
Recently, Dutch authorities announced that they had cancelled the 2020 Dutch GP which was due to be held in Circuit Zandvoort. Till now, not even a single race has been organized since the start of the season.
Sebastian Vettel, Daniel Ricciardo and Carlos Sainz have already announced their departures from their current teams and Italian GP would allow them to race for their teams before they move out until other countries also allow rest of the Grand Prix.