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Formula 1 to donate €1m to Emilia-Romagna Region’s Agency for Territorial Safety and Civil Protection

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Formula 1 will be making an immediate €1m donation to the Emilia-Romagna Region's Agency for Territorial Safety and Civil Protection to support the communities affected by the flooding in the region.

Earlier this week, the decision was made not to proceed with the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix weekend at Imola, with the F1 paddock sending their thoughts to the people and communities affected by the recent events.

DONATIONS: For more information on how you can donate to relief efforts, click here

Stefano Domenicali, President and CEO of Formula 1, said: “I was born and grew up in the marvelous lands of Emilia Romagna, a place that is living through some of the saddest moments in its history.

“The situation facing the communities in the region is terrible, but I know that the resilience and passion of the people in the region, like so many across Italy, will prevail through this crisis.

READ MORE: F1 drivers and teams send messages of support to those in the Emilia-Romagna region

“We must do everything we can to support them at this difficult time and that is why we are donating to help support the relief efforts on the ground.

“My thoughts, on behalf of the entire Formula 1 community, are with everyone affected and we want to thank the emergency services for their incredible work.”

For anyone wanting to donate to the relief efforts across the Emilia-Romagna region, more information can be found by clicking here.

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