How F1 is managing its return to racing
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How F1 is managing its return to racing

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The farcical conclusion of tennis star Novak Djokovic's Adria Tour last week showed that no sport can be complacent in the COVID-19 era. Formula 1's stakeholders have attended to every detail as it returns to action this weekend, writes PAT SYMONDS

The FIA has always put safety at the forefront of everything it does in motorsport. This mantra is embodied in the International Sporting Code that all competitors in every category of racing must adhere to.

Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak it was always understood that this safety referred to the hazards of racing, but the current pandemic has brought a new meaning to the provisions of the code and required a completely new approach to how we return to racing.

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