How F1's COVID goodwill broke apart on its birthday weekend
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How F1's COVID goodwill broke apart on its birthday weekend

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When Formula 1 was forced into hibernation by the coronavirus pandemic, teams came together in unprecedented fashion. The mudslinging that occurred off-track last weekend at Silverstone suggests such cooperation won't be seen again for a while

Formula 1 took advantage of holding two races at Silverstone by nodding to its history and celebrating its 70th birthday at the track where it all began in 1950.

In the fallow months between the cancellation of the Australian Grand Prix and the eventual season opener in Austria, steps were taken to safeguard F1's future and ensure it would honour many more anniversaries despite the devastating nature of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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