The organizers of the Formula 1 race cancelled the USA, Brazil and Mexico Grand Prix because of the Covid-19 situation in these countries, the Formula One Group announced Friday.

Instead, the races will be replaced by Germany’s Nuremberg, Portugal’s Portimao, and Italy’s Imola. The Canada race, originally planned for June 14-16, will not happen as well, the press service said.

The Brazil stage of Formula 1 has been cancelled for the first time since 1972.

In the USA, Formula 1 has been held since 1958, and this will be the fourth time the race was cancelled.

In Mexico, the race took place for the first time in 1962; the race was suspended between 1971 and 1985, and later between 1993 and 2014.

TASS / ABC Flash Point F1 News 2020.

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25-07-20 21:19

Great news for Portugal, Italy and Germany?