Saturday, June 10, 2023

Second race canceled in 2023 and echoes of pandemic

Formula 1 has competed on circuit hours after typhoons and hurricanes passed, but cancellations of grand prix have been the order of the day in recent times. Basically due to the pandemic: Australian GP was canceled in 2020 And it triggered a wave of postponements until the championship resumes in the summer. So, the World Cup faced a fluid situation, given the explosion of coronavirus cases, but this time the opponent was a virtually fluid element. The consequences of heavy rain and flooding in the Emilia Romagna region forced the cancellation of the Grand Prix at Imola this weekend.

is about Second cancellation of the season after the Chinese GP, Suspended again due to the extreme needs of the eastern country to cross its borders even in the pandemic. The record calendar of 24 Grands Prix therefore currently stands at 22 and it will be difficult to increase. The Shanghai race left a gap of three weeks in April, the gap between the Australian and Azerbaijan Grands Prix. In the case of Imola, we won’t have to wait that long: next week the Monaco GP and seven days later, the Spanish GP will be held in Montmelo. However, the European treble doubles.

Bahrain 2011 and Japan Typhoon

beyond the pandemic You had to go back to Bahrain in 2011 to talk about the canceled Grand Prix. In that case it was due to political tensions and popular uprisings in the Gulf country. However, the season had not made such an impression recently. At Japan 2019, the focus was on Sunday to reduce activity on the track Effects of the passage of Typhoon Hagibis on Saturday, A very common event each October is when Formula 1 traditionally visits the Land of the Rising Sun. A similar event occurred in Austin 2015 due to Hurricane Patricia, which did not force the cancellation of the event.

Rain changed, most recently, the 2021 Belgian GP: the race stayed two laps after the safety car and half the points were distributed, much to the logical anger of fans who were immobilized by turbidity in some of the stands. But officially that race is as much statistics as any other and in fact it had a huge impact on the World Cup: Verstappen ‘won’ and scored more points than third Hamilton, with the championship decided later. will be decisive. Last lap from Abu Dhabi. The 2023 Emilia Romagna GP, however, is already history.

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