Formula 1 plans to start the season 2020 in the middle of summer with two races in Austria and great Britain.
Stuart Pringle, managing Director of the British circuit, Silverstone, said that on the route of the agreed conditions of the two races behind closed doors at the beginning of the F1 season. The Grand Prix will take place on 26 July and 2 August. The contract is not signed yet but is expected soon.
Silverstone has confirmed that it plans to hold races behind closed doors, but these plans are subject to government approval in compliance with all of the necessary security conditions.
Stuart Pringle said: “I am very pleased that we have an agreement in principle to conduct not one but two F1 races this summer at Silverstone. This is great news for Britain and the whole championship. Of course, it completely depends on the approval of the government and the situation at the national level, from the permits to engage in activities behind closed doors.”
Formula 1 plans to start the season the same double Grand Prix at the Red bull Ring in Austria on 5 July and 12 July. This is the first case in history when two seasons in the same season are two of the Grand Prix. After Austria one weekend will be free, and then the series will go to Silverstone in two stages.