The Automobile Club Monaco confirmed that its Spring schedule, which includes the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix, the Formula E E-Prix and the Historic Monaco Grand Prix, is poised to go ahead as planned.
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus meant that Monaco was forced to cancel all its racing activities in 2020 and the complex nature of race at the street circuit meant that it was unable to reschedule the races.
For 2021, the action-packed schedule includes three major events on the tight streets of the Principalty including the Formula One, the Formula E and the Historic Grand Prix races. With the Covid-19 pandemic still keeping the majority of Europe in lockdown, the feasibility of the Monaco rounds has raised questions over the last week, particularly after Formula One announced the postponement of its season-opening Australian Grand Prix and the Chinese Grand Prix.
Formula E also confirmed earlier that the Santiago ePrix that was due to kick off Season 7 of the fully electric racing series would be postponed to an undifned date. However, the Automobile Club Monaco has now confirmed that the organisation of the Monaco races still intends to stick to the original dates.
„Despite the latest rumors circulating on certain websites and social media, the can confirm that the MonacoGP will take place from May 20th to 23rd, 2021.
„The ACM also confirms the Grand Prix Monaco Historique (April 23rd-25th 2021) and the Monaco E-Prix (May 8th 2021),” read a statement from Automobile Club Monaco.
Despite the latest rumors circulating on certain websites and social media, the @ACM_Media can confirm that the #MonacoGP will take place from May 20th to 23rd, 2021. The ACM also confirms the #GrandPrixMonacoHistorique (April 23rd-25th 2021) and the #MonacoEPrix (May 8th 2021).— Automobile Club MC (@ACM_Media) January 18, 2021