Formula One is in talks with Amazon over arrangements to stream its Grand Prix races, Financial Times covered Wednesday (Dec 3).
“They’re a unimaginably significant likely accomplice and an open door for us to extend and develop our business,” Chase Carey, F1’s CEO, told the Financial Times.
Amazon didn’t quickly react to Reuters’ solicitation for input.
Then, Formula E’s season-opening twofold header booked to occur in Santiago, Chile, on Jan 16-17 was deferred on Tuesday after the nation shut its outskirts with the United Kingdom.
Chile joined a large part of the world in closing out Britain after a fundamentally more contagious transformed Covid variation was found spreading quickly across southern England.
Various Formula E groups are situated in the UK and would not have had the option to make a trip to Chile for the races.
“In meeting with the Santiago district, the choice was taken to defer the Santiago E-Prix,” Formula E said in an articulation.
“The races will presently don’t occur as a twofold header on January 16 and 17 and we are working with the city to finish dates on which to organize the races later in Q1 of 2021.”
The new dates are relied upon to be declared in January.
In October, Formula E delayed races planned for one year from now in Mexico and China.
While Formula One finished 17 races in the 2020 season with severe limitations in power at race tracks across Europe and the Middle East, Formula E has thought that it was hard to sort out races on road circuits in urban areas.