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Formula 1 drivers and teams back decision to cancel Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix · RaceFans

Imola, 2022

Formula 1 drivers and teams have voiced their support after the series took the rare step of cancelling this weekend’s round of the world championship.

The Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix, which was due to take place at the Imola circuit, has been called off due to the severe flooding which has affected the local area.

The cancellation has also affected Formula 2 and Formula 3, whose races will also not go ahead. All three series will be back in action next week as they race in Monaco.

F1 drivers and teams react to Imola race cancellation

Race weekend in Imola is unfortunately cancelled but way more important now: really hope all the people who live in the Emilia-Romagna region stay safe in the next few days!
Nico Hulkenberg

Sorry for the fans that this weekend’s race has been cancelled but the safety of everyone involved always has to come first.

Wishing all the best to everyone in the Emilia-Romagna region and surrounding areas that have been affected by these floods.
George Russell

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I love racing, but the safety of everyone else is more important. Sorry to all the fans, we’ll be back Imola, stay safe
Lando Norris

My thoughts are with all the people of the Emilia-Romagna area, affected by the heavy rain and flooding. I am disappointed not to be racing in front of the incredible Italian fans this weekend, but the absolute priority is the safety of those on the ground and the emergency services bravely helping those in need.
Esteban Ocon

My thoughts are with those affected by the floods in the Emilia-Romagna region. Sorry to all the fans that we won’t be able to compete, I look forward to my first race at Imola in the future. Stay safe!
Oscar Piastri

All my thoughts and [prayers] with the people in the Italian region of Emilia Romagna.

We’re not racing there this weekend, but hopefully we can get back soon.

Please stay safe!
Sergio Perez

BWT Alpine F1 Team fully supports the decision taken by F1 to not proceed with the 2023 Emilia-Romagna GP.

Our thoughts are with those who are impacted by the ongoing flooding in the Emilia-Romagna region.

The decision has been taken not to proceed with the Grand Prix weekend in Imola.

Our thoughts are with those affected by the flooding in the region.

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F1 has confirmed that the Imola GP has been cancelled due to extreme flooding in the area.

Our immediate thoughts are with the people of Emilia-Romagna as the destruction…

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