Strategic group “Formula 1” on Wednesday, February 5, will meet in order to discuss the question of cancellation of the Grand Prix of China because of the proliferation of 2019 coronavirus-nCoV, reported by Autosport. The Grand Prix in Shanghai should go from 16 to 19 April.
Earlier, the management of “Formula-E”, together with the International automobile Federation (FIA) has decided to cancel racing stage elektrosetey in Sanya. Later it was reported that the organizers of the Grand Prix of China took the initiative to share the dates of the stages of “Formula-1” with Russia.
the Promoter of the Russian stage “Royal races” Alexey Titov in an interview with TASS denied the possibility of changing the dates of the Grand Prix of Russia: “the date of the Grand Prix approved by the International automobile Federation (FIA) in October last year and remains unchanged”.
remember, China has become the epicenter of the new 2019 coronavirus-nCoV – outbreak of pneumonia, which was registered in December 2019. The number of people infected has exceeded 20 thousand people, died from infection over 420.