(Reuters) – The Spanish Grand Prix will go ahead without spectators on May 9 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya said on Saturday.
The race is scheduled to be the fourth of the season, following on from Portugal on May 2, and a home one for two times world champion Fernando Alonso and Ferrari (NYSE:)’s Carlos Sainz.
Organisers said the decision was taken “in the framework of public health measures to contain the pandemic caused by COVID-19.”
Fans who had bought tickets will be reimbursed.
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