Monaco says F1 Grand Prix will go ahead in 2021
F1 season boost as Monaco Grand Prix organizers confirm race WILL go ahead despite
COVID-19 pandemic, after axe, F1 chiefs have received a boost from the organizers of the Monaco Grand Prix –
who say this year’s race WILL go ahead as planned.
There was growing speculation street races would be forced to be scrapped for the 2021 season due to the
That would rule out races in Melbourne, Baku, Singapore and Sochi as well as the principality.
However, the Automobile Club de Monaco has rubbished suggestions their race on May 23 will be canned.
A statement said: “Despite the latest rumors circulating on certain websites and social media, the Automobile
Club de Monaco can confirm that the 78th Formula One Monaco Grand Prix will take place from May 20-23,
- “The ACM also confirms the 12th Grand Prix de Monaco Historique and the 4th E-Prix.”
An F1 spokesman said: “We have set out the details of the revised 2021 calendar and there are no other changes.
“The suggestion street races will not take place is completely wrong.”
On Thursday, Charles LeClerc became the fifth F1 driver to test positive for Covid-19.