Sad news to hear Bernie Ecclestone has pulled all funding from the Grand Prix. Sponsors too, have decided to withdraw from the event and yet the race goes on. Not perhaps, with the roar and smell of a Formula 1 but nevertheless, competitive and much greener than the heady days of the iconic race.
Pit crews, no longer required, mean the drivers must carry out their own repairs.
Toilet breaks are necessary with some of the older drivers so a standby driver is always at hand.