Formula 1. The Chinese Grand Prix postponed indefinitely due to coronavirus

the organizers of the stage of Formula 1 in China due to the spread of the coronavirus appealed to the leadership of the “Royal races” with a request to postpone the Grand Prix at another time . The Grand Prix in Shanghai was to be held from 16 to 19 April.

“with lingering health problems and also due to the fact that the world health organization (who) declared a global emergency coronavirus challenge in healthcare, Formula 1 together with governing body the FIA has decided to accept the request of the promoters of the Grand Prix of China,” according to the official website of Formula 1.

The 2020 #ChineseGP will be postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

F1 and the FIA have accepted a request from the promoter to postpone the event

We will continue to monitor the situation and assess potential alternative dates

— Formula 1 (@F1) February 12, 2020

the press service of the racing series said that this decision was made in order to ensure the safety of riders, staff and spectators. Thus, on what date was moved the stage in Shanghai, not reported.

we will Remind, earlier the management of the Formula E made the decision to cancel racing stage elektrosetey in Sanya. Later it was reported that the organizers of the Grand Prix of China took the initiative to exchange dates for the stage of Formula-1 in Russia. The promoter of the Russian stage “Royal races” Alexey Titov has denied the possibility of changing the dates.