He Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix sixth exam of Formula One World Cup which was to be held at the circuit on Sunday imola (Italy), was canceled due to the climate emergency being experienced by the region.
The decision was taken after negotiations between all parties involved and the Vice President and Minister of Infrastructure of the Italian Government. Matthew Salvini There was believed to be an “opportunity to postpone the Grand Prix” in order to focus on rescue operations in view of the situation arising.
In a statement issued by the organizing body of the World Cup, it has been told that after talks with the president of FIA, Mohammed bin Sulayem The competent authorities, including relevant ministers, Italian automobile clubs, regional and local authorities and promoters, “have decided not to proceed with the Grand Prix weekend in Imola.”
“The decision has been taken because it is not possible to hold events safely for our fans, teams and our employees, and it is a responsibility to do so given the state of the cities in the region. It would not be right to put it on hold.” There is further pressure on local authorities and emergency services in these difficult times,” the letter said.
The organization of the Formula One World Cup also sends “its thoughts to the people and communities affected by the recent events in the Emilia-Romagna region” and “pays tribute to the work of the emergency services who are doing everything possible to help”. Is”.
Torrential rains on Tuesday forced the evacuation of a good part of Italy as well. Autodromo Enzo and Dino Ferrari The circuit at which the Grand Prix was to be held.
The overflow of the Santerno River surrounded sports facilities with water, flooding several sections of roads near the track, as well as parking lots and stands for the public on some grassy hills.
On the other hand, the water did not reach the circuit, although the crews involved in finalizing preparations ahead of the big sporting event were evacuated. Boxes, business premises and the press room were also evacuated.
so there will be no exam on weekend for mexican Sergio ‘Checo’ Perez and the rest due to the pilot climate emergency the region is experiencing.