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Formula 1: Qatar to hold its first ever Grand Prix in November
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Formula 1: Qatar to hold its first ever Grand Prix in November

Qatar has also signed a 10-year deal to host Formula One from 2023.

Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix and MotoGP to be called off for second year
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Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix and MotoGP to be called off for second year

Organisers planned to stage the races in October and November, but have hit roadblocks over Australia's requirement for overseas arrivals to undergo 14 days of mandatory quarantine.

Formula 1: FIA planning to postpone Australian, Chinese Grands Prix due to COVID-19 pandemic, say reports
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Formula 1: FIA planning to postpone Australian, Chinese Grands Prix due to COVID-19 pandemic, say reports

The Italian circuit of Imola, which returned last year as the calendar was hastily rearranged in the face of the pandemic, is expected to fill China's slot, AFP learned on Monday, confirming information from several specialised media.

Formula 1 2021: Decision on Covid-threatened Australian Grand Prix 'in coming weeks'
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Formula 1 2021: Decision on Covid-threatened Australian Grand Prix 'in coming weeks'

Australian race, the traditional season curtain-raiser, was called off last year just hours before the first practice session after a McLaren team member tested positive, with drivers scrambling to leave the country.

Coronavirus Outbreak: MotoGP cancels races in Britain, Australia due to COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: MotoGP cancels races in Britain, Australia due to COVID-19

The MotoGP races in Britain and Australia are the latest to be cancelled on the international motorcycle racing circuit because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Formula 1: Governing body chairman Chase Carey says races could be held in July but 'no races in 2020' still possible
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Formula 1: Governing body chairman Chase Carey says races could be held in July but 'no races in 2020' still possible

The first 10 races of the season have been postponed or cancelled amid the coronavirus pandemic, leading to a huge loss of revenue

Coronavirus Outbreak: Formula 1 chairman Chase Carey expecting a shortened season of 15-18 races
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Formula 1 chairman Chase Carey expecting a shortened season of 15-18 races

Formula One expects to run a shortened season of 15-18 races once racing can resume after the coronavirus pandemic, hopefully during the European summer, chairman and chief executive Chase Carey said.

Coronavirus pandemic: McLaren employee who tested positive showing no symptoms, quarantined staff doing well
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Coronavirus pandemic: McLaren employee who tested positive showing no symptoms, quarantined staff doing well

McLaren had already pulled out of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix as a result of the test before last weekend’s scheduled race was cancelled

Coronavirus pandemic: 'No May deadline for taking call on Tokyo Olympics', says IOC Coordination Commission Chairman John Coates
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Coronavirus pandemic: 'No May deadline for taking call on Tokyo Olympics', says IOC Coordination Commission Chairman John Coates

Dick Pound, a former IOC vice president, said in an interview with The Associated Press last month that the end of May loomed as a possible deadline for the IOC to make a call on the Tokyo Olympics.

Formula 1 2020: Max Verstappen, Lando Norris take to E-sports for racing fix after cancellation of Australian GP
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Formula 1 2020: Max Verstappen, Lando Norris take to E-sports for racing fix after cancellation of Australian GP

Red Bull’s Verstappen finished 11th in an ‘All-star Esports battle’ with a cast of other real racing drivers and professional gamers

Coronavirus pandemic: Formula 1 chief executive Chase Carey feels season is in turmoil post cancellation of Australian GP
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Coronavirus pandemic: Formula 1 chief executive Chase Carey feels season is in turmoil post cancellation of Australian GP

The Formula One season was thrown into doubt with the cancellation of the Australian Grand Prix due to the coronavirus, with chief executive Chase Carey saying it was 'challenging' to predict when the next race might take place

Formula 1 2020: Australian Grand Prix called off due to coronavirus after McLaren team member tests positive
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Formula 1 2020: Australian Grand Prix called off due to coronavirus after McLaren team member tests positive

There were big question marks over the season-opening race after McLaren withdrew late on Thursday night when a member of their team tested positive for the virus.

Formula 1 2020: McLaren Racing withdraw from Australian GP after team member tests positive for coronavirus
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Formula 1 2020: McLaren Racing withdraw from Australian GP after team member tests positive for coronavirus

McLaren Racing confirmed on Thursday evening that it was withdrawing from the 2020 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix, after an unnamed team member tested positive for coronavirus.

Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton 'shocked' Australian Grand Prix is going ahead amid threat of coronavirus outbreak
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Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton 'shocked' Australian Grand Prix is going ahead amid threat of coronavirus outbreak

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton said on Thursday it was 'shocking' that the season-opening Australian Grand Prix could go ahead amid the threat of the coronavirus.

Formula 1 2020: Daniel Ricciardo, Esteban Ocon pull out of scheduled media conference over coronavirus fears
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Formula 1 2020: Daniel Ricciardo, Esteban Ocon pull out of scheduled media conference over coronavirus fears

Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo pulled out of a scheduled Renault team media conference on Wednesday over fears he might be exposed to the coronavirus

Formula 1 2020: Haas, McLaren team members quarantined, tested for coronavirus
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Formula 1 2020: Haas, McLaren team members quarantined, tested for coronavirus

Two members of the Haas Formula One team and one from McLaren were quarantined in Melbourne on Wednesday as a precaution amid coronavirus fears ahead of season-opening Australian Grand Prix

Formula 1 2020: Skywriting in Sydney says 'STOP F1' amid coronavirus fears ahead of Australian GP
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Formula 1 2020: Skywriting in Sydney says 'STOP F1' amid coronavirus fears ahead of Australian GP

The words “STOP F1” were written in the skies above Sydney on Wednesday amid growing calls for Formula One’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix to be scrapped or barred to spectators

Formula 1 2020: Australian Grand Prix race without fans? Not a chance, say organisers
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Formula 1 2020: Australian Grand Prix race without fans? Not a chance, say organisers

The season-opening Formula 1 race in Melbourne will proceed as planned this week and there is ‘no chance’ fans will be excluded because of coronavirus fears

Formula 1 2020: Melbourne's major events chief hopeful of Australian GP going ahead, but can't say with 'certainty'
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Formula 1 2020: Melbourne's major events chief hopeful of Australian GP going ahead, but can't say with 'certainty'

Melbourne’s major events chief is confident the Australian Formula One Grand Prix will go ahead as scheduled next week but said he could offer no firm guarantees because of the dynamic nature of the coronavirus epidemic.

MotoGP 2019: Fabio Quartararo crash overshadows first practice session in Australian Grand Prix
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MotoGP 2019: Fabio Quartararo crash overshadows first practice session in Australian Grand Prix

French rookie Fabio Quartararo suffered a big scare on Friday in the first practice session for the Australian Grand Prix, stretchered from the scene after coming off his Petronas Yamaha in wet and slippery conditions.