The Dutch Formula One Grand Prix at Zandvoort has been postponed to 2021 because of the Covid-19 pandemic, organisers said on Thursday.
The measures, rubber-stamped by the FIA’s World Motor Sport Council by an online vote, aim to create a more level playing field for the 10 teams and a more sustainable future.
Sebastian Vettel ended his five-year relationship with Scuderia Ferrari two weeks ago, and announced his intention to leave the team after the 2020 Formula 1 season.
The world’s most popular single-seater auto racing championship has been severely disrupted due to the COVID19 pandemic.
The race, which started on Sunday and finished on Monday, was halted for nearly 90 minutes after rain swept across the 1.5 mile super speedway after 50 laps.
The coronavirus pandemic put those plans on hold and NASCAR is frantically trying to recover from a 10-week layoff.
The win was Chase Briscoe’s his fourth career in NASCAR’s second tier series that also allow Cup drivers like Kyle Busch, the reigning NASCAR Cup series champion, to race.
Denny Hamlin was leading the field in the first Cup race on a Wednesday since 1984 when the rain came down with just under 25 laps to go in the 228-lap event.
Formula One is planning two Grand Prix without spectators at Silverstone, which this year marks the 70th anniversary of hosting the first world championship race, immediately after two in Austria in early July.
Kevin Harvick and NASCAR both celebrated victories on Sunday as the stock car series returned to live racing from a two-month novel coronavirus forced hiatus at an empty Darlington Raceway.
The return to racing for NASCAR has brought with it a set of safety protocols that will be strictly enforced at the track Sunday when the Cup Series goes racing for the first time in more than two months after a pandemic-forced hiatus.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans is the world's oldest active motorsports race, held annually since 1923 near the town of Le Mans, France. This year it has been postponed to September because of the pandemic.
The British Grand Prix, a home race for Mercedes’ six times world champion Lewis Hamilton as well as seven of the 10 teams, is scheduled for July 19.
Sainz Jr. drove consistently well last season, securing the first podium finish of his career and helping McLaren finish fourth in the constructors’ championship.
Lewis Hamilton, who signed a new contract with Mercedes in 2018 worth up to 40 million pounds a year, saw his net worth rise by 37 million pounds over the last year.
Ferrari great Schumacher, who has not been seen in public since he suffered serious head injuries in a ski accident in 2013, beat former commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone with 61% of the vote in a head-to-head final.
Sebastian Vettel joined Ferrari in 2015 to replace Fernando Alonso, but was unable to add to his world titles at Red Bull from 2010-13.
Four times world champion Sebastian Vettel will leave Ferrari at the end of the 2020 Formula One season.
Formula One is working to put on a British Grand Prix in July even if the country imposes quarantine measures on visitors during the Covid-19 crisis, F1 sources said on Sunday.
Lewis Hamilton said his weight had stayed the same and he was focusing on areas of weakness in training, such as calf exercises he normally found boring but recognised were important.