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British GP still hopeful of hosting large crowd despite extended lockdown

Silverstone's plans to host a full capacity crowd at the British Grand Prix have been put in jeopardy by Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to extend the UK's lockdown restrictions by four weeks. The country's roadmap to lifting all Covid-19 restrictions hit a roadblock on Monday despite the UK's successful vaccine rollout, following the increasing prevalence of the coronavirus Delta variant. Rising cases convinced PM Johnson and his government to delay "freedom day" until July 19, or one day after the British Grand Prix's scheduled race date. The lockdown extension would theoretically limit the attendance for the tenth round of the 2021 F1 World Championship, with the event...
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