(net desk) - The Azerbaijan Grand Prix, because of take region on 7 June, has been postponed due to the coronavirus crisis.

the road race in Baku is the 8th race to be referred to as off on the start of the 2020 world Championship season.

Race organisers stated they would work carefully with F1 "with a view to saying a new race date later in 2020".


The Canadian Grand Prix, on 14 June, is the first race at the agenda that has no longer been postponed.

but, the Montreal event ought to be considered in doubt after Canada became the primary united states to pull out of this summer’s Olympic games in Tokyo.

Seven Grands Prix - Australia, Bahrain, Vietnam, China, the Netherlands, Spain and Azerbaijan - have been postponed, even as Monaco has been cancelled altogether.

F1 has normal all existing dates might also need to exchange as they are looking for to re-set up a schedule later inside the year.

Senior figures say whilst the season restarts, it'll nearly sincerely not be a case of searching at the calendar and thinking about a way to match the postponed races in across the occasions that continue to be.

alternatively, current races may have to flow to make way for different races after which be added in at later dates.

this is because factors surrounding a few races make them less complicated to reschedule than others, once it's far taken into consideration safe for international travel to restart whilst the coronavirus epidemic is delivered under manage.