The Goodwood Festival of Speed will go ahead as planned, having been designated as a pilot event to test Covid-19 security measures.
The event at the Sussex site will take place July 8-11, but had been questioned after the government delayed lifting social distancing measures and limits on mass events due to levels of coronavirus cases In progress.
This cast doubt on Goodwood’s plans, but the event confirmed on social media that he was appointed under the Events Research Program (ERP), which has conducted scientific studies at several events. .
The ruling means all ticket, grandstand and hospitality pass holders will be able to attend as scheduled, including those who “knocked over” tickets for the canceled 2020 event.
As part of the ERP study, any person participating in the Festival must have either received two doses of Covid-19 vaccine at least 14 days before the event, or have a negative lateral flow test carried out within 48 hours following the event. the participation. Participants will also need to consent to ERP and NHS testing and tracing requirements.
The delay in lifting restrictions on coronaviruses has created uncertainty for a number of auto and motorsport events.
The British Grand Prix is due to take place on July 18. Organizers said they were “confident fans will return to Silverstone” and are in talks with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and Public Health England.
The UK government’s ERP has organized scientific studies on the impact of mass events on the coronavirus at a number of events in recent months. Pilot events to date include the FA Cup Semi-Finals and Final at Wembley, the Brit Awards in London, Royal Ascot and the recent Download Festival at Donington Park.
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This notice was published: 2021-06-21 16:10:40