Silverstone 'to stage two Grands Prix' for 2020 F1 season

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F1's Silverstone (PA/Supplied)
F1's Silverstone (PA/Supplied)

Britain's Silverstone racetrack will stage two Grands Prix during the Formula One season, subject to UK government approval, circuit chiefs said on Friday.

The coronavirus outbreak has caused huge disruption to the F1 calendar, with 10 races either cancelled or postponed.

Silverstone managing director Stuart Pringle told the BBC that an agreement in principle had been reached with Formula One to hold the races at the central England circuit, immediately after the season begins in Austria.

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