Formula One manager Chase Carey on Monday targeted the coronavirus-hit season starting in Austria on July 5 after the French Grand Prix was canceled and lovers barred in the British race in Silverstone.
The French Grand Prix, which was to have been held on June 28, was the tenth race of the year to be scrapped or postponed. Formula One manager Chase Carey said Monday he expects that the Integral 2020 season will eventually begin with the Austria Grand Prix on July 5.
“We are targeting a beginning to racing in Europe during July, August and beginning of September, with the first race happening in Austria on 3-5 July weekend,” Carey declared in a statement.
“September, October, and November could see us race at Eurasia, Asia, and the Americas, finishing the year at the Gulf in December with Bahrain ahead of the conventional finale at Abu Dhabi, having finished involving 15-18 races.