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F1 confirms season-opening Australian GP cancelled

Formula 1 will not run at the Australian GP with the sport's season-opening round cancelled after a McLaren team member contracted coronavirus Formal confirmation arrived in a joint statement from the FIA, F1 and the Australian GP Corporation on Friday morning in Melbourne. "Following the confirmation that a member of the McLaren Racing Team has tested positive for COVID-19 and the team's decision to withdraw from the Australian Grand Prix, the FIA and Formula 1 convened a meeting of the other nine team principals on Thursday evening. "Those discussions concluded with a majority view of the teams that the race should not go ahead. The FIA and Formula 1, with the full support of...
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