Formula 1 U.S. Grand Prix cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

26th Jul, 2020. 10:55 am
Formula

Amid the novel Coronavirus pandemic, the Formula 1 U.S. Grand Prix has been canceled this year, Circuit of the Americans (COTA) officials have confirmed.

According to the details, “The cancellation is prudent, but painful,” COTA chairman Bobby Epstein said.

“After a sold out 2019, advance ticket sale deposits were up nearly 250% over the prior year, and our staff was preparing our biggest year ever. ”

“We had secured blockbuster performers for the evening shows and the racing event this is fantastic. I’m disappointed for the fans, COTA employees, our community, and everyone in the Formula One Paddock, as I believe we all look forward to hat has become a wonderful annual tradition. It is my hope that the pandemic will soon pass and we will celebrate 2021 with the greatest Formula One United States Grand Prix ever!”

This announcement means no race for the United States, Mexico, Canada and even Brazil to the south.

Although there had been hopes of a Canadian Grand Prix revival in the autumn (that race was on the list of postponed races).

Formula 1 boss Chase Carey says that F1 will be back in Canada in 2021.

The Mexican GP promoter says he was forced to make the decision to cancel for the the safety of the fans.

Moreover, here is the  Latest F1 Schedule of Remaining Races (As of July 24)

Aug. 2 – Silverstone, Great Britain
Aug. 9 – Silverstone, Great Britain
Aug. 16 – Barcelona, Spain
Aug. 30 – Spa, Belgium
Sept. 6 – Monza, Italy
Sept. 13 – Mugello, Italy
Sept. 27 – Sochi, Russia
Oct. 11 – Nurburg, Germany
Oct. 25 – Portimão, Portugal
Nov. 1 – Imola, Italy

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