Azerbaijan Grand Prix postponed, is the Canadian GP next?
SECOND EVENT TO BE POSTPONED IN JUNE WITH THE LE MANS 24 HOURS ALREADY MOVED TO A LATER DATE
Baku City Circuit officials said: “The postponement was agreed upon after extensive discussions with Formula 1 as well as the FIA and the Government of the Azerbaijan Republic. This comes as a direct result of the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic and has been based entirely on the expert guidance provided to us by the relevant authorities.”
This makes the eight race on the F1 calendar to be postponed or canceled thus far. The Azerbaijan Grand Prix was scheduled one week prior to the Canadian GP at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve to be held on June 14.
As mentioned on a previous post, Le Mans moved to September but was originally taking place on the same weekend as of the Canadian Grand Prix, surely the Canadian Grand Prix becomes questionable with all that is happening around us.
While the Canadian government is taking all the necessary measures in its fight against the spread of coronavirus, the Province of Quebec has taken drastic measures well into the month of May to protect its population as much as it can.
Will the Canadian Grand Prix be given the green light to go ahead with its preparations to welcome the Formula One circus for the June 12-14 weekend?
We can only hope it will…
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