Tennessee: Several thousand spectators at Nascar race

Several thousand Fans have watched live at the track a race of the most popular American race series Nascar. The American news Agency AP estimated 20,000 specta

Tennessee: Several thousand spectators at Nascar race

Several thousand Fans have watched live at the track a race of the most popular American race series Nascar. The American news Agency AP estimated 20,000 spectators at the Bristol Motor Speedway, the largest crowd of spectators at a sporting event in the United States, had been since the beginning of the Corona pandemic, it said. The spectators no longer had to wear on Wednesday evening (local time) only when you Enter the grandstands masks in their places, this was necessary. The race track in the state of Tennessee has a total capacity of 140,000 spectators, 30,000 Tickets have been sold.

The United States is now cases, the country with the most proven Corona worldwide and have a daily Neuinfizierte several tens of thousands. Overall, the numbers of infected in the country with approximately 330 million inhabitants, more than 3.4 million people with the causative agent of Sars-CoV-2.

Also the formula 1 has taken the racing at the beginning of July. After the first two races in Spielberg, Austria, the convoy pulls out at the weekend to Hungary this Sunday (15.10 in the F. A. Z.-Liveticker Formel 1, RTL and Sky), there are races in the UK and Belgium, as well as the Corona pandemic in hard-hit countries of Spain and Italy.

Whether in the course of the season, also racing Overseas can be held is still unclear. The formula 1 specifies the locations at the moment due to the dynamic nature of infection events only in the short term. In view of the tense Corona location in the United States, it is currently questionable whether this season is a race in America can take place.

Updated Date: 16 July 2020, 09:19

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