The entire world has come to a standstill at the moment due to the dangerous coronavirus outbreak. Various sections of society, businesses and sporting events have all been postponed until further notice due to the widespread coronavirus pandemic. Along with football, basketball and tennis, even the high-octane sport of racing has been affected by the coronavirus outbreak as the opening of the upcoming season has been delayed until further notice.
Coronavirus can make people nervous, but I want to reassure you all to stay calm. Don’t forget that handwashing is the most important thing you can do to protect yourself and others. For official NHS advice visit: https://t.co/zH7Ce2dRAw #coronavirus #COVID19 @NHSuk pic.twitter.com/Gr1SGRK5FE— Lewis Hamilton (@LewisHamilton) March 16, 2020
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Formula One officials were forced to postpone the season-opening Australian Grand Prix and the subsequent races in China, Bahrain and Vietnam. Formula One and the governing body revealed that they now 'expect' the 2020 season to begin at the end of May. In light of the recent coronavirus outbreak, F1 released a statement today urging fans to put their health first and take the required preventive measures to avoid the spread of the virus to susceptible individuals.