F1 2020 CHAMPIONSHIP CALENDAR
FORMULA 1 F1 2020 CHAMPIONSHIP CALENDAR
|Austria||Red Bull Ring||5 Jul|
|Styria||Red Bull Ring||12 Jul|
|Great Britain||Silverstone||2 Aug|
|Emilia Romagna||Imola||1 Nov|
|Abu Dhabi||Yas Marina||13 Dec|
2020 F1 calendar
The 2020 F1 calendar was originally scheduled to feature a record 22 races. However the championship was badly disrupted by the global pandemic, leading to many races being cancelled or postponed.
F1 2020 CHAMPIONSHIP CALENDAR. The Chinese Grand Prix in April was the first race to be cancelled, weeks before the scheduled start of the championship. Pre-season testing went ahead and the teams headed to Melbourne for the opening race of the year, but the Australian Grand Prix was cancelled on the day practice was due to begin.
The following week the races in Bahrain and Vietnam were cancelled as well, and within a few days the Dutch, Spanish and Monaco Grands Prix had joined them. Azerbaijan, Canada and France all called their races off over the next weeks.
On April 27th Formula 1 announced it intended to make the Austrian Grand Prix, which was originally scheduled as the 11th round of the championship, the new season opener. However it and some subsequent races will be held behind closed doors without fans.
At the beginning of June F1 confirmed plans to begin its season the following month with eight races in Europe. These include double-header rounds in Austria and Britain. Other events in Azerbaijan, Singapore and Japan were later struck from the calendar.
Later races may also be rescheduled and some postponed races held at later dates. F1 has not yet confirmed the exact plan.
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