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“Formula-1” has announced the postponement of the Grand Prix of China due to coronavirus

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Grand Prix of China, which was to be held in Shanghai from 17 to 19 April, will not take place as scheduled due to the outbreak of coronavirus. This decision was made “Formula 1” and the FIA after an official request from the promoter of the Grand Prix.

Measures taken “to ensure the health and safety of staff, participants and fans.”

The organization will continue to work closely with the promoter and local authorities.

— Grand Prix of China has always been a very important part of the calendar, “Formula 1”, and there are always great fans. We are all looking forward to the race in China as soon as possible and we wish everyone in the country all the best in this difficult time, the statement, “Formula-1”.

Recall that in early February, the sports Federation of Shanghai issued an official statement about the cancellation or postponement of all athletic events until the completion of the outbreak of coronavirus. At the moment the total number of confirmed cases of infection Covid-19 is 44730. The death toll has risen to 1115. The who announced the virus outbreak an emergency situation of international scale.

The last stage of “Formula-1” was cancelled in 2011 due to mass protests in Bahrain.

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