Only if we have not been cursing the Coronavirus pandemic enough already, there’s more bad news coming to our ways. Though it has affected the world in a million adverse ways, the currently ongoing Coronavirus pandemic has been nothing less than a doomsday for all the automobile enthusiasts out there.
The COVID-19 episode has caused one more event to shut its podiums, and this time it’s the last races of the Formula E championship that were at first set to occur in New York and London.
The shutting down of these races were off late expected and really should not come as a huge shock to anybody, given everything and every other event that has been persuaded off or cancelled for the year. The New York E-Prix was initially booked to happen on July 11 in Brooklyn, however the space that would have been utilized for the occasion has been transformed into an emergency clinic for coronavirus patients.
The London Docklands setting where the occasion was planned to happen on 24th and 25th July has also been repurposed into the impermanent Nightingale Hospital to give 4,000 additional beds and help with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Formula E agents said in an announcement – “With the FIA Formula E Championship race setting at ExCeL London having been set up as a transitory medical clinic and proceeding to be utilized as a feature of the country’s proceedings in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic, the London E-Prix has along these lines been dropped. Our main motto remains the wellbeing and security of our staff and the whole network of groups, producers, accomplices, drivers, and fans, just as the inhabitants and residents of the urban communities in which we race. “
A British round could at present happen this season at an elective setting, and there are certain rumors going around that comprehend that FE is in chats with perpetual circuits, for example, Silverstone, Donington Park or Brands Hatch .
There is likewise a thin chance that races could be held in different nations such as Germany, while a debut race in South Korea is as yet conceivable. The nation’s Capital city Seoul was scheduled to host an E-Prix on May 3, before the decision of officially cancelling or delaying of all events was made.
Though these anticipations and speculations may give us hope, considering the state of the entire world and the severity of the COVID-19 Pandemic, it’s difficult to say anything at the moment.