How the pandemic is continuing to bite F1
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How the pandemic is continuing to bite F1

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Uncertainty over the shape of the calendar doesn’t just vex the fans and the commercial rights holder. MARK GALLAGHER explains at how race promoters have been pushed to the financial brink

When Formula 1 announced its 'record breaking' 22-race calendar for 2020 back in August of 2019, none of us could have anticipated the seismic events that would overtake global sport. It's been an other-worldly, Hollywood-esque experience.

Two years later, the world is a different place. While it is tempting for those fortunate enough to be double vaccinated to sit back and enjoy one of Formula 1's greatest duels, it can feel like indulgent escapism.

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