(Motorsport-Entire.com) – The corona crisis and its economic consequences are currently not foreseeable for Formula 1 and its groups. Racetrack operators also face great difficulties, as all major outdoor events have been canceled or postponed. Particular messages come from Styria.
At the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg there is not a single wheel currently turning, but Dietrich Mateschitz wants to keep all employees for the time being. As the ' Kleine Zeitung ' reports, the Red Bull boss will all 370 For the time being, neither send employees of the Spielberg project in short-time work nor dismantle the interior Owners with the current status of measures such as short-time work or reduction in the number of staff and for the time being until 30. April 2020 all existing employees remain fully employed. “
And that despite the fact that the Austrian government has developed a new short-time working model that employs as many employees as possible in the company hold, but at the same time should cause the employer as little personnel costs as possible. All restaurants and hotels in the Mur Valley are currently closed.
Operations on the Red Bull Ring itself have been suspended indefinitely after the government took action to combat it the corona virus has drastically exacerbated. “We are making a pit stop,” says the letter.
The duration of this measure is not yet known. The racetrack wants to use the time gained to “process optimization” or “documentation management”. The online website of the Red Bull Ring also says: “All major events are not affected by the current status and will continue to take place as planned.”
The Huge Prix is scheduled for July 5 from Austria in Spielberg, on 16. August the MotoGP race.