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COVID-19: Australian Grand Prix to be cancelled

The 2020 Australian Grand Prix is set to be indefinitely postponed or cancelled, on the eve of the first day of free practics on Friday, triggered by the withdrawal of McLaren whose team members in Melbourne were struck with the virus.  As the planet grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, Formula 1 and the FIA have been accused of burying their heads in the sand by not postponing the start of the season this weekend in Melbourne. However circumstances stole the luxury of decision making, now the sport will have to count the costs and weigh up the repercussions of not having the foresight – amid calls to do so from swathes of the F1 community – to postpone the opening race,...
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