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Small rise in F1 COVID cases not linked to fans attending Russian GP

Haas F1 driver Romain Grosjean said over the Russian Grand Prix weekend that it was the first race were he did not feel safe in his hotel.

“In Russia, wearing a mask isn’t mandatory,” Grosjean said. “Waiters do but don’t cover their noses. There are many fans at the hotel, so we sometimes find ourselves sharing an elevator with people from outside the F1 bubble.

“That’s not something I’m super comfortable with.

I watched that race last weekend and was just flabbergasted by the number of people in the stands. 🏎