Red Bull Ring reopens and confirms F1 race behind closed doors

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Following a five-week shutdown period, the Red Bull Ring has announced that it reopened its doors to the public on May 1 after the Austrian government decided to ease restrictions.

At the beginning of April, Red Bull Ring closed its doors when the Austrian government introduced measures that limited activities in Austria. The ultra-modern facility is usually very busy even in times when no racing takes place, offering a wide variety of breathtaking driving experiences including drives with Porsche GT2, KTM X-Bow, Formula 4 race cars.

Now that most of the European countries started to ease restrictions in order to promote their economic well-being, Red Bull Ring also made the decision to open its doors to the public. The circuit offers its different packages of driving experiences with various booking opportunities already available.

No race with spectators

The Austrian Grand Prix Promoter announced that the Formula 1 myWorld Großer Preis von Österreich 2020 won’t take place in front of fans due to the extraordinary measures triggered by the coronavirus outbreak. While Red Bull is working flat-out on organising the race that could be staged on July 5, it could only be hosted as a ’ghost’ event.

„It is with deep regret that we have to inform you as a ticket customer that due to the current situation, the Formula 1 race weekend at Spielberg from 3 – 5 July cannot take place in front of spectators as usual,” read the statement.

Ticket holders can require a refund or they can transfer their tickets to the F1 weekend in Spielberg in 2021.