Revealed on Monday, July 27, 2020
4 System One races have formally been cancelled for 2020 throughout the Americas, together with the US F1 Grand Prix in Austin, Texas.
The Austin race was scheduled for 23 October, adopted by the Mexico F1 every week later and Brazil on 13 November.
All at the moment are scrapped for this yr in addition to the Canadian Grand Prix which had already been pushed again from June.
Canadian journey curbs have made it not possible to carry the race this yr.
The cancellation of the US Grand Prix is a blow because it had already had document ticket gross sales earlier than the Covid-19 pandemic, stated Circuit of the Americas boss Bobby Epstein.
“Hopefully we’ve not misplaced some momentum; it is simply delayed to 2021. Coming off final yr’s sell-out, the need for individuals to safe their seat for this yr was terrific.”
Texas has been one of many hardest-hit states with Covid-19 circumstances nonetheless surging.
The state-wide demise toll is approaching 5,000 with almost 400,000 recorded circumstances.
The 2020 F1 season has begun and it’ll see most races in Europe and the Gulf area.
System One expects 15 to 18 races this yr, after three extra in Europe had been added to the schedule.
These are Nurburgring, Portimao in Portugal, and Imola.
by Ray Montgomery, US editor