The Australia Grand Prix WILL continue next month despite the growing fear of the corona virus spreading
Australia’s Grand Prix WILL continue next month despite growing fear of coronavirus spreading, as F1 chief Chase Carey says it is “all systems going” under construction until the start of the 2020 season
- The spread of coronavirus is a worldwide problem with the current death toll at 2,771
- The Chinese Grand Prix has already been canceled, but Australia continues
- F1 boss Chase Carey says that the next weekend is ‘all systems go’ for Melbourne
- Bahrain and Vietnam are both still ready to continue in the weeks that follow
The Australian Grand Prix will continue next month, despite continuing global concerns about the spread of coronavirus, has been announced.
The Chinese Grand Prix, scheduled for April, has already been canceled due to the growing fear of the virus – which has claimed 2,771 lives worldwide – but F1 chief Chase Carey has announced that it will “go all systems” for the rest of the calendar .
“We are going to Melbourne, on our way to Bahrain and on our way to Hanoi,” he said in a conference call with journalists this week.
Chase Carey, CEO of Formula 1, says the first three rounds of the season have begun
Ferrari is based in northern Italy, where the corona virus has spread at an alarming rate
There was some concern about the first Formula 1 race ever in Vietnam, but Carey was strong in his dedication to the event.
“The Grand Prix of Vietnam takes place on April 5 in Hanoi. And to anticipate another question, we plan to continue the race, “he noted.
Concern about the start of the season is growing with the spread of the disease in northern Italy, where both Ferrari and Alpha Tauri have their base.
People wear masks as they walk through the streets of northern Italy on Wednesday afternoon
From Thursday morning, the death toll worldwide was 2,771, with 81,495 confirmed cases around the world.
The organizers of the Australian Grand Prix, the seasonal opener in Melbourne on March 15, continue their preparations despite warnings from the government that “all options” will be considered if an outbreak of the virus occurs.
“We will follow our guidance and guidance from the health authorities and follow their instructions. We must be broad-minded, “Australian Grand Prix boss Andrew Westacott said in the local media on Wednesday.