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Bahrain GP to race behind closed doors due to Covid-19

Organisers for the Bahrain Grand Prix have confirmed that the 2020 event will be the first Formula 1 event to be run behind closed doors due to the Covid-19 virus. Bahrain remains set to host the second round of the 2020 F1 World Championship on March 22, just one week following the season opener in Melbourne, Australia. News of the event being closed off to spectators comes days after the kingdom had suspended ticket sales in order to review of the situation, which has now led to the decision to not allow spectators into the facility for the race weekend. In a statement released on Sunday morning, the Bahrain International Circuit confirmed the news of the spectator ban. 'In consultation...
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