Pringle proposed that idea to F1, but they saw it as boring
Of course, they did not take long to say yes to a double date, which will start next week
The circuit will also be available in case a race is canceled
The head of the Silverstone circuit, Stuart Pringle, has offered his route to Formula 1 in case they cannot travel in the coming months to any country where they have a race scheduled. The Briton acknowledges that they will receive them again with open arms, even assuring that they even gave them the opportunity to celebrate 12 races there.
Pringle has offered to collaborate with Formula 1 in these difficult times, and gives them the Silverstone circuit in case traveling to any other country is dangerous because of the second wave of Covid-19 infections.
“We have said it, we will help as much as we can. In case Formula 1 cannot go to a circuit, they could race again at Silverstone. We even offered them to stay here for a couple of months and run up to 12 races. Our circuit is available, “said Pringle in words collected by the British magazine Autosport.
Pringle maintains that he commented that proposal to them, but Formula 1 itself recognized that it would not be the best for the show to always run on the same circuit. Of course, they saw with great eyes celebrating a double date, as they have done at the Red Bull Ring, since it has been a great help to guarantee one more race and thus reach the key number of eight races before.
“They quickly made a decision on that proposal and They said it would be a little boring, but they recognized that two races would be quite useful.. In the first month they have been able to go to two places that can be controlled and do two races there, that is a great step forward to ensure the minimum of eight races to guarantee the World Cup, “said Pringle to finish.
Silverstone will already host two Grand Prix this 2020 season, the traditional British GP and the 70th anniversary GP. In addition, to give more intrigue to each of the races, Pirelli has announced that it will carry different compounds for the two appointments. In the first they will go for the traditional harder range, and in the second they will go for the mid-range.
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