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FIA establishes Crisis Cell amid COVID-19 situation

Motorsport’s governing body, the FIA, has announced the formation of a Crisis Cell in order to track the potential impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. The virus is thought to have originated in mainland China but in recent weeks has rapidly spread around the world, prompting travel restrictions and the cancellation of major events. Formula E has postponed the Sanya E-Prix and Rome E-Prix while Formula 1’s Chinese Grand Prix will not go ahead as planned in April. The championship is pressing on with its opening trio of events in Australia, Bahrain and Vietnam, though some travel plans have been re-arranged in order to avoid connecting hubs such as Singapore and Hong Kong....
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