Formula One cancels all four races in the Americas over coronavirus

Formula 1 scrapped all 4 of this season’s races in the Americas because of to the COVID-19 pandemic on Friday (July 24) and added 3 European rounds, such as old favorites Imola and the Nürburgring, to the calendar.

While formerly scheduled grands prix in Canada, Texas, Mexico and Brazil were being cancelled, Formula 1 said in a statement that Portugal’s Portimao will host a race for the first time.

The cancellations get the tally of races axed from the primary 2020 calendar to eleven. The other casualties of COVID are Australia, France, Monaco, the Netherlands, Azerbaijan, Singapore and Japan.


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W Series cancels 2020 season due to pandemic

W Series driver Jessica Hawkins trains for the duration of coronavirus lockdown at residence in Kettering, England. The W Series time has now been canceled. (Mark Thompson/Getty Illustrations or photos)


LONDON — Motor racing’s all-female W Series canceled its 2020 time on Thursday thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic but promised to return upcoming calendar year with at the very least two help races on the Formula A person calendar.

The collection, which begun past calendar year, experienced been thanks to award points towards a Formula A person tremendous-license for the 1st time.

The cancellation will be a individual setback for

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IndyCar cancels Detroit Grand Prix due to coronavirus

Roger Penske has canceled the doubleheader race at Detroit and modified the IndyCar plan Monday as the series continues to be on hold all through the coronavirus pandemic.

Penske instructed The Affiliated Press he had no preference but to cancel the two races at Belle Isle since Michigan is below a stay-at-house order and workers are unable to start out developing the monitor. Penske is the promoter of that race.

“We’re below lockdown, we cannot do nearly anything,” Penske stated. He had earlier instructed AP he could move the party to later on in the season if racing remained on

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F1 cancels Monaco Grand Prix, scraps 2021 technical changes

LONDON — Monaco canceled its showcase Components Just one Grand Prix, the sport’s most famed and glamorous race, in an additional substantial-profile casualty of the coronavirus epidemic on Thursday.

The race was on the first globe championship calendar in 1950 and has been held with no fall short considering the fact that 1955.

Components Just one earlier stated the May well 24 race was postponed, together with Dutch and Spanish races scheduled for the exact thirty day period, and pushed back a significant technical principles revamp from 2021 to 2022.

The Automobile Club de Monaco (ACM) stated uncertainty about the

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