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F1 2021 calendar could be changed because COVID-19 negative situation. Although this was foreseeable in the past, when Formula One officially released the racing calendar in November. We expecting an unpredictable season, according to planetf1. FIA President Jean Todt has warned that the schedules of many racing categories could be affected in 2021, including Formula 1.
What is the reason for the changes?
The series was able to put together a new calendar of 17 races for 2020 after the original one fell foul of the pandemic. And through strict COVID-19 protocols used to create its own ‘bubble’, Formula 1 was able to complete every round. But now as personnel leave that bubble for the winter break, the challenge starts again to get the 2021 season up and running.
And this is true. According to Sky Sports latest news, another F1 driver received covid positive test. Mclaren driver Lando Norris isolated himself for 14 days. Back to the Formula 1 calendar 2021.
What would change in F1 2021 calendar?
The race schedule depends directly on the situation with covid in each country. Of course racing fans from around the world hope that F1 races will be in every planned city. But if today’s situation remains so good for the provision of racing events, no one can promise that it will be so for tomorrow.
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What do we know about the F1 2021 calendar?
The schedule has not changed since F1.com released the official calendar for the 2021 season.
Howewer, today has the possibility that the Australian Grand Prix will be postponed to later in the 2021 season. GP Spain, Brazilian GP and UK Grand Prix need agreements. F1 2021 calendar has a free place for Round 4. At the beginning there was Vietnam Grand Prix, but is still on TBC.
To have a free place in April is a good opportunity to compose the race schedule in the good way, if there will be a postponement of the previous Grand Prixes. Also, the F1 teams have agreed on new dates for the winter testing of Formula 1. Three days were planned from 2 to 4 March in Barcelona. However, as the season is likely to start on 28 March in Bahrain, the pre-season training program will be set on 12 to 14 March in Bahrain.
Undoubtedly, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi will host F1 races, even if the dates change. But the most important question at the moment is “when and where the 2021 Formula One season begins”