The second round of the South Island Endurance Series will go ahead without spectators.
Levels Raceway announced this afternoon that the October 16 endurance event wouldn’t have spectators at the track, due to alert level two restrictions
“Due to South Canterbury still being in Covid Level 2 restrictions, the difficult decision has been made to not allow spectators into this event,” said event organisers in a statement.
“The Club needs to use our property to safely “bubble up” all the race teams and officials, and we need to concentrate our efforts into keeping our competitors and volunteers safe.”
The announcement comes days after the first round at Highlands Motorsport Park over the weekend, where a limited number of spectators were at the track.
With Auckland in alert level three Sky, which had been due to broadcast the season, was unable to attend the event. SENZ a new local sports radio outlet, then stepped in to broadcast commentary for the races.
Under level two restrictions gatherings are restricted to 100 people for an outdoor event, while also wearing masks and keeping distance from other attendees
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