Will Covid 19 impact 2022 season?

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Selective silent deleting going on again, I see. :roll:
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Just_a_fan wrote:
Wed Oct 20, 2021 8:33 pm
Selective silent deleting going on again, I see. :roll:
Probably for the best.

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Just to switch the subject- I see the Extreme E have cancelled their Brazil stage. Slightly different kettle of fish but do we think the Brazilian GP is in peril at all at this moment, three weeks out from the race? I’d imagine they’d have pulled the trigger already, but…

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El Scorchio wrote:
Sat Oct 23, 2021 4:22 pm
Just to switch the subject- I see the Extreme E have cancelled their Brazil stage. Slightly different kettle of fish but do we think the Brazilian GP is in peril at all at this moment, three weeks out from the race? I’d imagine they’d have pulled the trigger already, but…
I think the only threat to the GP would be if Brazil suddenly went back onto the red travel list or equivalent.

F1 seems to have it's globe-trotting bubble down to a well oiled process now.
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Have all the drivers been vaccinated by now?
And which drivers have had/not contracted Covid?

in comparison to UAE and Jeddah, Brazil has indeed very high COVID numbers right now, but it's NOTHING compared to the 80k+ covid numbers the USA had whilst racing in Austin, and afaik nothing ground braking happened, so i don't see how one should be worried at all more over Brazil than the USA.
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Manoah2u wrote:
Wed Nov 10, 2021 10:26 am
Have all the drivers been vaccinated by now?
And which drivers have had/not contracted Covid?

in comparison to UAE and Jeddah, Brazil has indeed very high COVID numbers right now, but it's NOTHING compared to the 80k+ covid numbers the USA had whilst racing in Austin, and afaik nothing ground braking happened, so i don't see how one should be worried at all more over Brazil than the USA.
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Manoah2u wrote:
Wed Nov 10, 2021 10:26 am
Have all the drivers been vaccinated by now?
And which drivers have had/not contracted Covid?

in comparison to UAE and Jeddah, Brazil has indeed very high COVID numbers right now, but it's NOTHING compared to the 80k+ covid numbers the USA had whilst racing in Austin, and afaik nothing ground braking happened, so i don't see how one should be worried at all more over Brazil than the USA.
Numbers do not tell the whole story. For instance, UK has high numbers but the testing numbers are very high, so more cases are found and reported. Also in UK a high % is in kids 10-16 group (passed on in schools).

Yes they are cases, but if the high numbers were in 20-40 group who run entertainment and hotel or catering it would be a worse scenario as those are the people you would contact. If a country has low testing and a decentralised population the reported/discovered numbers are going to be low but 'actual' numbers could be much higher along with the chance of passing it on to visitors or event goers
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I realize we need to rename this particular forum...but has anyone begun hearing grumblings about the recent surge impacting 2022 schedules?

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Scorpaguy wrote:
Thu Dec 30, 2021 11:09 pm
I realize we need to rename this particular forum...but has anyone begun hearing grumblings about the recent surge impacting 2022 schedules?
Let’s see if renaming from here works.
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I'd post my last link (again) about the base rate and what expected case numbers look like now we have a (very more) likely endemic variant... But it would get wrongly silently deleted again.

Lol, still it was prescient as I have tended to be on this topic ;-)

Tldr: Countries which have started to move their policy and messaging from case numbers to ICU beds or excess deaths are safer from Grand Prix cancellation. Those that stick to case numbers are stupid for not establishing a base rate for an endemic (now) virus.

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Australia and Canada are the two that leap out in the earlier part of the season in terms of local governments or advisory bodies cancelling a race.

However I wonder more with omicron whether we are likely to see more drivers, team personnel or F1 personnel having to isolate and miss races than before. Surely not to a point where a race is called off, but I expect more drivers in 2022 to have to miss time, unless the Omicron wave blows over pretty quickly.

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Guys I am recovering from Covid as I post this. I really want to say... One million bigups to the drivers who returned to perform at their best under their long covid. It definitely does a notch in the fitness and focus levels. And finally with Omicron i dont see full stadiums in the usually cautious places like Melbourne. Can't see it.
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On this- and with the Djokovic saga currently happening in Australia- do we know if any of the drivers are unvaccinated, and if so are they likely to be denied entry to any countries like Australia? If they are unvaccinated there's no way they'll meet exemption criteria.

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El Scorchio wrote:
Fri Jan 14, 2022 11:46 am
On this- and with the Djokovic saga currently happening in Australia- do we know if any of the drivers are unvaccinated, and if so are they likely to be denied entry to any countries like Australia? If they are unvaccinated there's no way they'll meet exemption criteria.
I don’t think there are any drivers or team members who are not vaccinated. F1 consists of educated people who think along the lines of science.