Heavy rains hit the Emilia-Romagna region in northern Italy. The rainfall has ensured that there is currently plenty of flooding in the area, which is where the Imola constituency is also located. In two weeks, the race weekend in Formula 1 begins in the program there.
including NOS A message about precipitation. Formula 1 will be in Miami next weekend to complete the fifth race weekend of 2023 there, but after a week’s rest, the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix will take place. The area is notorious for heavy rain and drivers also had to deal with this over the weekends. Two people died in floods in northern Italy. More than 400 people in the area have been evacuated. There is no other specific information about the current state of the circuit and whether the flooding has had an effect there either. In any case, it is hoped for the organization that the harm, if there is any, is limited.
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The water level of the Po River has also risen greatly due to the rains. The longest river in Italy could have risen by at least 1.5 meters in the past 24 hours. Since the increase in the water level was also measured in the Po branches, some houses also had to deal with flooding. Because of this, the affected area is considerably large. The Italian government said it would send all necessary aid to help the local population.
The 2022 race weekend at Imola was a sprint weekend, the first of 2022. Max Verstappen finished both races in P1. During the sprint he beat Charles Leclerc and Sergio Perez after a good start. During the race, Red Bull was in control, with Verstappen in P1 and Perez in P2. Norris would finish in P3 in a chaotic rainy race, edging out George Russell. After that weekend, Leclerc was still leading the standings with 86 points, but the weekend at Imola turned into Verstappen’s catching-up race start. In 2023, Verstappen will start the race weekend at Imola in a completely different position. The racing organization has two weeks to repair any damage to the track or infrastructure.
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