While Formula 1 waits European season to resume the racing event after a suspension of approx three months, the other Grand Prix in Japan, Singapore, and Azerbaijan have been called off amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
According to a report by BBC Sports, the historic events at Suzuka is off as a result of Japan’s ban on many international travelers while races in Singapore and Baku cannot be held because the street circuits cannot be built in the current climate.
The recent cancellation of races mean F1 will now loss three more key Grand Prix from its calendar in addition to the season-opening race in Australia and the blue-riband Monaco event.
However, F1 in its statement assured the fans that it has “made significant progress with existing and new promoters on the revised calendar.
“We have made significant progress with existing and new promoters on the revised calendar and been particularly encouraged by the interest that has been shown by new venues,”BBC Sports quoted F1’s statement
Eight race season will end the wait for fans
The prolonged suspension of the event will come to end when European season of F1 begins with Austria double header.
The European Grand Prix would be held behind the closed doors and in adherence with the strict safety guidelines for players and individuals associated with the event.
Teams will operate with minimum number of staffs, individuals will be tested before travelling to ensure they are virus-free, flown on charter jets and tested every couple of days while at the events are few important safety guidelines that would be followed by teams.’