Prada Cup final will resume on Saturday 20th of February NZT. Race 5 will see Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli facing Ineos Team UK Britannia, the race will start from 4:00PM local time weather permitting, 2:00pm Sydney time.
Race 5 and 6 will be held on Saturday and two races a day will follow until one competitor gets to 7 points wining the Prada Cup.
The Challenger of Record (COR36) confirmed they wanted to respect the New Zealand government's public health protocols, offering its full support to the local authorities and America's Cup Event (ACE) to implement the Level 2 Alert management plan which will suspend the following activities:
- main stage - Te Wero Island
- guests hospitality facilities on shore
- guests hospitality at sea
- pre-race public shows
- giveaways and gifts distribution.
Racecourses B and C will not be used for racing to mitigate the chance of large public gatherings on shore, which are in line with Government Level 2 restrictions.
There will be no public viewing opportunities such as dock out shows or public screening of racing in the race village. Including gatherings of no more than 100 people in the America’s Cup Race Village or public spectator vantage points around Auckland.
Two metre physical distancing and face masks are recommended. All bars, restaurants and cafes surrounding the Race Village can remain open in line with Ministry of Health COVID19 Level 2 Guidelines.
So racing is on and television is the go