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 One remains hopeful about the chances of racing at Britain’s Silverstone circuit in July and August despite quarantine measures confirmed on Friday.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Silverstone reaches agreement with Formula One to hold back-to-back British Grands Prix
Formula One and Silverstone have agreed terms for two races without spectators at the circuit this season, subject to government approval, the track’s managing director Stuart Pringle said on Friday.
Formula One is working to put on a British Grand Prix in July even if the country imposes quarantine measures on visitors during the COVID-19 crisis, F1 sources said on Sunday.
Formula 1 2020: Prospect of British Grand Prix without a crowd leaves Lewis Hamilton with an 'empty feeling'
None of the drivers have raced since December, with the season stalled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but there are plans to start up behind closed doors in Austria and then Silverstone in July.
Formula One plans to start the season, put on hold by the COVID-19 pandemic, with two races behind closed doors in Austria in early July before potentially two more at Silverstone.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Formula 1 CEO Chase Carey says they hope to start delayed season with Austrian Grand Prix in July
Formula One hopes to start its delayed 2020 season in Austria in July without spectators before ending in Abu Dhabi in December after races in Asia and the Americas, chairman and CEO Chase Carey said.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Silverstone waiting until end of April to take call on F1's British Grand Prix
The race, a highlight of a British sporting summer that looks likely to be wiped out by the pandemic, has been the best attended on the F1 calendar in recent seasons with a total crowd of 351,000 last year
Formula 1 2019: Haas drivers Romain Grosjean, Kevin Magnussen shrug aside concerns over collisions in recent races
Haas drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen shrugged aside concerns after their recent collisions and said they felt confident of retaining their seats next year.
Formula 1 2019: Haas chief Guenther Steiner plans to put his foot down, take hard-line approach on clashing drivers
Haas team chief Guenther Steiner plans to take a hard-line approach with his drivers, including reducing their decision-making options, following clashes at the last two races.
MotoGP 2019: Three-time champion Jorge Lorenzo set to return in British GP after fracturing two vertebrae in crash
The Spanish 32-year-old Jorge Lorenzo fractured his T6 and T8 vertebraes after sliding out during opening practice for the Dutch Grand Prix on 28 June.
Formula 1 2019: Lewis Hamilton disobeying orders, Sebastian Vettel-Max Verstappen car collision and other talking points from British GP
From Lewis Hamilton disobeying orders to Sebastian Vettel-Max Verstappen's car collision, here are the talking points from the British Grand Prix.
British Grand Prix 2019: Lewis Hamilton says home support gave him energy to claim record sixth win at Silverstone
Lewis Hamilton said the home crowd gave him the 'energy' to help him claim a record sixth British Grand Prix victory ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas.
Formula 1 2019: Sebastian Vettel apologises to Max Verstappen for his mistake after their cars collide during British Grand Prix
Sebastian Vettel apologised to Max Verstappen immediately after Sunday's British Grand Prix, acknowledging that he had ruined his rival's hopes of claiming a podium finish.
Formula 1 2019: Lewis Hamilton clinches record sixth British Grand Prix win, extends lead in drivers' standings
Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton won a record sixth British Grand Prix on Sunday after jumping ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas by taking advantage of the safety car being deployed.
British Grand Prix: Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton shrugs off criticism after failing to clinch pole at Silvertsone
Lewis Hamilton brushed off questions about his lifestyle and heaped praise on Valtteri Bottas after the Finn had beaten him to pole position for the British Grand Prix.
British Grand Prix: Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel admits he has no idea why he struggled for pace in qualifying
Sebastian Vettel shrugged and admitted he had no clear idea of why he struggled to claim sixth place for Ferrari in qualifying for the British Grand Prix.
British Grand Prix: Valtteri Bottas pips teammate Lewis Hamilton to pole as Mercedes lock out front row at Silverstone
Valtteri Bottas upstaged teammate Lewis Hamilton to secure pole position as Mercedes locked out the front row of the grid for the British Grand Prix.
Formula 1 2019: British driver Lando Norris crashes $250,000 McLaren supercar in demonstration lap ahead of British GP
19-year-old Englishman Lando Norris lost control of the car, valued at 250,000 dollars, in the fast Maggots and Becketts corners before spinning into a gravel trap
Lewis Hamilton comes into the British Grand Prix, his home race, after a disappointing fifth in Austria. Mercedes have dominated the F1 season this year.