How Formula 1 Will Look Under Lockdown

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Formula 1 will race with no fans present this year. Image: AMA/Shutterstock.com

The coverage

Seeing as there will be precisely zero fans attending the races, at least in the early part of this season, the show that F1 puts on will be entirely for a TV audience. The changes reflect this before a race even starts.

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The Drivers

Last but not least, there are changes the drivers will have to get used to as well. For the front runners, the omission of podium celebrations may feel like a comedown after a hard-fought race. Glugging champagne and spraying coronavirus into their nearest rivals’ faces may seem like a tactic some would consider, but it won’t be happening. Instead, F1 is considering having the top three drivers line up on the grid in front of their cars.

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