Wealthy Vitality supposedly plan to announce their long-awaited return to Formulation 1 this Sunday, February 14. Will it really occur?
For the final a number of weeks, former Haas Formula 1 group title sponsor Wealthy Vitality have acknowledged that they will be returning to Formula 1 forward of the 2021 season and that an official announcement was on its method.
Wealthy Vitality’s first stint in Formulation 1, in fact, led to catastrophe. They signed with Haas forward of the 2019 season however didn’t make it to the tip of the yr because of an absolutely bizarre sequence of events that came about over the summer season.
Firm co-founder and CEO William Storey, who additionally serves because the CEO of Wolf Information Programs and the managing director of Wolf Jerky, addressed followers in a video final month, confirming that the black and gold of Wealthy Vitality can be again within the sport this season.
He additionally famous that it will be “the greatest comeback since Lazarus” and that many can be shocked to search out out the small print of the model’s return.
At first, Storey acknowledged that an official announcement can be made throughout the first week of February.
After additionally sharing that Bernie Ecclestone, the previous chief govt of the Formulation One Group, which manages Formulation 1 and controls the industrial rights to the game, is in on the deal, they’ve introduced a date and time for the official announcement.
They’ll supposedly be confirming their return to Formulation 1 on Sunday, February 14 at 2:00 p.m., presumably GMT (9:00 a.m. ET).
Whether or not or not something really occurs presently — or if we get one other “subsequent week” announcement — stays to be seen, and it’ll actually be fascinating to look at given the model’s distinctive historical past in Formulation 1. It is going to be much more fascinating to see followers’ reactions in the event that they do certainly return to the game in 2021.
It’s price noting that Wealthy Vitality are concerned in different types of motorsport and have just lately announced plans to expand their involvement elsewhere as nicely, so a return to Formulation 1 may not be as far-fetched as many imagine.
I suppose we might discover out on Sunday.
The 2021 season is scheduled to get underway on Sunday, March 28 with the Bahrain Grand Prix at Bahrain Worldwide Circuit, which can also be scheduled to host preseason testing from Friday, March 12 to Sunday, March 14 following a coronavirus pandemic restriction-related schedule change.