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FIA President defends Australian GP criticism

The Australian Grand Prix was cancelled hours before practice was due to start. FIA President Jean Todt has said it would be unfair to criticise the how decision makers made the call to cancel the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix. The 2020 event, scheduled to run across March 12-15, was called off just hours before cars were due to hit the track after McLaren elected to withdraw. McLaren's decision was taken on the back of a positive COVID-19 case for one of its team members, with a number of others going into self-isolation as a result. Late night meetings between stakeholders were held into the small hours of Friday morning before an announcement was made at approximately 10:00. The day...
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