Bahrain F1 Grand Prix puts ticket sales on hold due to Coronavirus concerns

It has been showed that the Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix organisers have suspended price ticket gross sales for the impending race whilst they proceed to evaluate what number of spectators shall be allowed to wait within the face of the Coronavirus outbreak.

A spokesman for the Bahrain International Circuit stated that deductions for already-sold tickets might be introduced or extra tickets might be placed on sale, relying at the end result of the Coronavirus outbreak.

“The best way to describe it is we paused ticket sales,” he stated, earlier than including:

“So now, at the moment, you cannot buy a ticket for the race.”

A observation issued by means of the Bahrain International Circuit stated that organisers had to “ensure appropriate social distancing guidelines”.

The spokesman stated this intended taking a look on the capability and adjusting it accordingly.

“Depending on the final number we get to on capacity… we can either issue new tickets for sale, if that capacity increases, or we would need to refund certain ticket holders,” he defined.

The Bahrain F1 Grand Prix is the primary of its type within the Middle East, having joined the yearly F1 calendar in 2004. It could also be the Gulf kingdom’s largest world carrying match.

In the previous few years, it was once held at night time below floodlights, and in 2019, the development reported a document three-day crowd of 97,000, with 34,000 approaching at some point by myself.

With inputs from Straits Times.