Berlin (Reuters) – All the formula 1 drivers are, according to the Chairman of the drivers Union, Alexander Wurz, while the Coronavirus pandemic to the spirit race ready.

The currently planned Grand Prix without spectators were “a means to be able to previously get back on track to return, as in the racing audience. Therefore, all drivers can accept the prospect of driving in front of empty stands,” said the Austrian, the British channel Sky Sports F1.

The 46-Year-old stressed, however, that none of the drivers, and not to him personally, “is race a Fan of the spirit”. Nevertheless, have refused, so far, none of the pilots from the Royal class, with whom he last had contact, “to be ready”. No one had told Ex-driver Wurz, that it was wrong, under these conditions, soon to compete in racing.

The first ten races of the formula 1 so far, or moved had to be cancelled must be. The series is currently with a Start at 5. July in Spielberg, Austria. At least the first Events should definitely be held without spectators on the stands. A calendar it’s not due to the Corona-crisis yet, this could be released in may. Ideally should take place until the end of the year 15 to 18 races.

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