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Why Austria's success does not mean F1 is out of the woods

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Why Austria's success does not mean F1 is out of the woods
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Jul 14, 2020, 8:19 AM

While Formula 1 has reasons to be proud about the handling of the Austrian double-header amid the pandemic, the sport is far from a position to be able to relax

Formula 1 could rightly feel proud of itself after its Austrian double-header, having laid out a blueprint for the world on how global sporting events can take place amid the threat of coronavirus.

To have successfully pulled off a two-week stint at the Red Bull Ring, with the 2000 people present having gone through 10,000 COVID swab tests without a single positive result, was testament to the strict protocols that F1 and the FIA put in place.

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Series Formula 1
Author Jonathan Noble