After the season-opening race Australian GP cancellation and the China, Bahrain and Vietnam race postponement, F1 and FIA said that they, 2020 season will expect to start at the end of May, however, this will be frequently appraisal.
Last Month because of Coronavirus pandemic Chinese GP round was postponed. Later on Thursday the season-opening race Australian Grand Prix was canceled after a McLaren member tested positive for the coronavirus.
Now, the Bahrain GP which will be held on next week and Vietnam GP which scheduled for 3-5 April have also postponed.
The FIA and F1 joint statement, the race organizers and the related governments said: After the Australian GP race cancellation announcement this week and the continuing and fluid nature of the COVID 19 circumstances worldwide, F1, FIA, and organizers have made these decisions to ensure the health and safety of the traveling staff, championship members and fans, which remains our major concern.
All parties said they were confident that the races could be held at a later date, and will control the impact of the virus the statement added that the F1 season is expected to start in late May.
The FIA and Formula one keep on working intimately with the organizers in Bahrain and Vietnam as well as local health authorities to observe the circumstances and take enough time to examine the feasibility of potential substitute dates for each Grand Prix throughout the year The situation is improving.
Subsequently, the FIA and F1 said the championship expected to start in late May. However, given the sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in Europe in recent days, this is checked regularly.