Having been removed from the calendar last year due to COVID-pandemic, the Dutch Grand Prix organizers have confirmed that the race will take place as planned this year with a limited amount of fans in the circuit.
F1 was meant to return to the Netherlands for the first since 1985 in 2020, but it had to be canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But now the Dutch GP organizers have confirmed that the race will take will place after 36 long years.
Huge boost for Verstappen as the second race of the upcoming triple-header will take place in his backyard. And one can surely expect an electrifying atmosphere from the Orange Army at the Zandvoort track.
Only 66% crowd of the entire capacity of the circuit at Zandvoort will be allowed. This means around 70,000 spectators can attend the event each day across the weekend, rather than the full 105,000.
Dutch fans booed Hamilton after he took the pole at Hungaroring. Therefore Dutch GP organizer, Jan Lammers has urged the fans to behave during the event and not to wail for what happened at the opening lap at British GP.
Max Verstappen fans a.k.a. the Orange army wears orange because it is the national color of the Netherlands. Verstappen is the first Dutchman to win an F1 Grand Prix, taking the victory at the 2016 Spanish GP, aged only 18.