The Circuit de Barcelona-Catalonia has confirmed this Monday that the Spanish Grand Prix of Formula 1, which will be held next Sunday, will be attended by 1,000 fans who will watch the event from the Main Grandstand.
“The Spanish Grand Prix can finally count on 1,000 fans on race day, on May 9, when the state of alarm. Attendees will be Circuit Members, who will be able to enjoy the Grand Prix from the Main Grandstand “, the circuit announced in a statement.
The general of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Josep Lluís Santamaría, highlighted “the importance of being able to open the doors to fans and reward Members for their loyalty throughout the history of the Circuit in a first-rate event such as the Formula 1“.
“We have the opportunity to be an example of safe sport and to offer a scenario with full guarantees. We are very satisfied to be able to take the first step towards gradual opening of our facilities to the public and to be able to welcome everyone who appreciates sports and the motor world, although this time it is a small amount, “he said.
As explained by the Circuit, these 1,000 fans will be located in the lower part of the Main Grandstand. Each location will be separated by a side space (right and left) and by a front space (front and back) to ensure social safety distance. They must wear the mask at all times, it is not allowed to smoke and it is not allowed to consume drinks or food in the grandstand.
For its part, Formula 1 celebrated the decision and highlighted the support of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya and the importance of power recover the presence of fans at the Spanish Grand Prix.