Formula One in turmoil as season-opening Australian Grand Prix cancelled, Vietnam GP postponed (latest)

  • Vietnam
  • Friday, 13 Mar 2020

Members of the Red Bull Racing team leaving after the Formula One Australian Grand Prix was cancelled in Melbourne on Friday (March 13). The season-opening Australian Grand Prix was cancelled on Friday just hours before the action was due to start over fears about the spread of coronavirus after a McLaren team member tested positive. - AFP

MELBOURNE/HANOI: Formula One's season was thrown into turmoil Friday (March 13) with the Australian Grand Prix cancelled just hours before cars were due to hit the track amid fears that more races will be called off as the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak takes its toll. And then hours later, Vietnam Formula One organisers they have decided to postpone their April 5 race.

The decision follows April's Chinese Grand Prix being postponed and with the second race of the year in Bahrain due to be held without spectators, leaving huge question marks over the rest of the calendar.

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