Motul Grand Prix of Japan cancelled

03.06.2020 [16:28]
The FIM, IRTA and Dorna Sports have announced the cancellation of the Motul Grand Prix of Japan, according to the official website of MotoGP. The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic ...

Formula 1: Discussions ongoing for Singapore race, but not feasible for it to be a closed-door event, say promoters

18.05.2020 [17:58]
While the Formula One season is on track to make its belated flag-off in July with closed-door races in Austria and England, such an option is not possible for the Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix, according to the StraitsTimes. Promoters Singapore GP told The Straits Times on Saturday (May 16) that as the September 20 race ...

NASCAR announces revised May schedule as racing returns beginning at Darlington Raceway

01.05.2020 [17:25]
NASCAR is scheduled to make its return to racing on Sunday, May 17, at Darlington Raceway with a NASCAR Cup Series race that will serve as the first of seven races over an 11-day span at two different race tracks throughout May, the sanctioning ...

Organizers of FIA Formula One French Grand Prix cancel race over COVID-19 pandemic

27.04.2020 [19:06]
Organizers of the 2020 FIA Formula One World Championship Grand Prix in France, which was scheduled for June 26-28, have decided to cancel this year’s race over the ongoing global spread of the novel coronavirus, the FIA F1 press service said in a statement on Monday, according to TASS ...

Belgium ban on mass gatherings puts F1 grand prix under threat

16.04.2020 [12:53]
Formula 1's hopes of getting its 2020 season underway this summer without trouble have been dealt a blow after Belgium's decision to ban all mass gatherings until 31 August, according to Autosport ...

2020 French Grand Prix set to be postponed

14.04.2020 [15:42]
The French Grand Prix is set to be the tenth F1 round to be cancelled or postponed, as measures to contain the spread of coronavirus are extended, according to Motor Sport Magazine. Restrictions on events with large crowds in France will continue until mid-July, the French President Emmanuel ...

Azerbaijan Grand Prix postponed as coronavirus outbreak continues

23.03.2020 [17:11]
The Azerbaijan Grand Prix has become the latest race of the 2020 season to be postponed, the organisers have announced, according to Formula 1 official website. Officials from the Baku City Circuit said on Monday: "The postponement was agreed upon after extensive discussions with ...

Formula 1 launches Virtual Grand Prix Series to replace postponed races

21.03.2020 [14:32]
Formula 1 has announced the launch of a new F1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix series, featuring a number of current F1 drivers, according to formula1.com. The first race of the series will see current F1 ...

Coronavirus forces 2020 Le Mans 24 to be postponed

19.03.2020 [20:45]
The Le Mans 24 Hours has been postponed from June to September as a result of the worsening coronavirus pandemic, according to Autosport. A new date for the World Endurance Championship finale of September 19-20 has been announced for an event ...

Monaco Grand Prix to be officially cancelled

17.03.2020 [11:05]
The Monaco Grand Prix is set to become the latest casualty on the 2020 Formula 1 calendar, as coronavirus restrictions are put in place in the principality, according to the GrandPrix247 official website ...

Australian GP called off due to coronavirus fears

13.03.2020 [10:31]
Formula One has called off Sunday's Australian Grand Prix, the opening race of its 2020 season, after a McLaren team member tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday evening. McLaren confirmed a member of its team had entered quarantine after contracting the virus ...

Bahrain Grand Prix to run without fans due to coronavirus

10.03.2020 [18:53]
Formula One’s Bahrain Grand Prix will run this month without spectators as the island kingdom fights an outbreak of the new coronavirus, organizers announced Sunday. The extraordinary decision by Bahrain to hold ...

Australian Grand Prix to go ahead despite coronavirus concern, minister says

03.03.2020 [12:37]
The Australian Grand Prix will go ahead next month despite concerns that the spread of coronavirus may impact the start of the Formula One season, the Victorian government has said, according to the Guardian ...

Coronavirus postpones Super Formula season-opener

02.03.2020 [16:35]
Super Formula's 2020 season-opening round at Suzuka has been postponed due to the coronavirus epidemic, it was announced on Monday, according to Autosport. Suzuka was due to host the first round of the 2020 campaign on April 5, with Super Formula sharing the bill with the All-Japan ...

F1 teams changing travel plans for opening races due to Coronavirus

29.02.2020 [18:54]
Formula 1 teams have had to make changes to their travel arrangements for the opening races of 2020 due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus, according to RaceFans. While the fourth round of the championship in China has ...

Pirelli reveals compound choices for 2020 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

22.02.2020 [16:12]
Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli has revealed its compound choices for 2020 Azerbaijan Grand Prix which will be held on June 5-7. Pirelli will make the (C2) white hard, (C3) yellow medium and (C4) red soft tyres available to teams ...

Ferrari show off new SF1000 car with a touch of theater

12.02.2020 [20:45]
Ferrari showed off their 2020 Formula One car with a theatrical show of pride and passion on Tuesday, assuring success-starved fans that it was also very different under the skin to last year’s model, according to Reuters. The SF1000, marking the Italian team’s 1,000th race that comes up this year, is the car Ferrari hope ...

FIA monitoring coronavirus situation ahead of Formula 1 and Formula E races in China

31.01.2020 [15:41]
The Sanya ePrix and Chinese Grand Prix are at risk of being cancelled as the coronavirus outbreak grows in China, according to Motor Sport Magazine. The FIA said that “any action required” would be taken to protect the safety of the community and public against ...

F1 community to stage auction to help Australian bushfire victims

24.01.2020 [18:45]
As fires continue to devastate a large part of Australia, the Formula 1 community has decided to create an F1 Auction, with the money raised going to help those affected in the worst hit areas, according to the official website of Formula1. Formula 1 has joined forces with others from around the world and ...