That is just about as anticipated however it could not occur as revealed as I believe that one or two of the dates are going to be provisional. I’m not certain how the Chinese language are going to get all the pieces sorted out by April as a result of they have been on the lookout for an October date, to purchase extra time to get round all of the COVID restrictions which can be nonetheless in place.
From what I hear from China the procedures there are very complicated and really tough for guests. All vacationers at the moment must quarantine at a government-designated location on arrival. Whereas in quarantine, there are every day assessments and anybody who assessments constructive can be transferred to a government-run medical facility.
On the identical time lockdowns can happen at any second and other people could be caught there for so long as the lockdown is deemed to be vital. Maybe preparations can be made to make life simpler for F1, and maybe issues will change, however in the mean time that is the case.
There are a variety of different points with the dates revealed, together with Monaco being in the midst of a triple-header to not point out a reasonably brutal Austin-Mexico-Brazil triple-header on the finish of the yr.