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Silverstone: Assessing the feasibility of racing on 17–19 July

British Grand Prix organizers have set an end of April deadline to decide whether the country’s F1 race goes ahead as scheduled in July or becomes another casualty of COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe. The race, a highlight of a British sporting summer that looks likely to be wiped out by the pandemic, has been the best attended on the F1 calendar in recent seasons with a total crowd of 351,000 last year. The Sunday turnout at the former World War Two airfield in central England was 141,000 in 2019, with the race close to home for seven of the sport’s 10 teams including six times world champion Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes, who won at Silverstone last year for a record sixth time....
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