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Singapore GP to be cancelled for second 12 months in a row

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The Singapore Formula One Grand Prix has been cancelled for the second 12 months in a row as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, two well-placed sources instructed Reuters on Friday.
The BBC and Sky tv had earlier reported the Oct 1-3 night time race on the Marina Bay circuit was off on account of immigration restrictions however a Formula One spokesman had no official remark.
“We continue to work with all promoters during this fluid time and have plenty of options to adapt if needed,” he stated.
There was no speedy remark from the Singapore race organisers.
Singapore would observe Canada off the calendar and is unlikely to be the final to fall sufferer to the pandemic with Japan, Brazil, Mexico, and Australia all trying unsure from the unique record of 23 rounds.
Australia has already been rescheduled to November however journey to the nation is closely restricted.
Turkey, which had been on account of change Canada however was then additionally scrapped, can be a attainable stand-in with discuss additionally of China making a return and a second potential race within the United States.
Austin, Texas, is because of host the U.S. Grand Prix in late October however might step up with a double-header though there has additionally been hypothesis that Indianapolis is into consideration.
That would possibly attraction to the game’s U.S. based mostly industrial rights holders Liberty Media.
“Singapore’s a great track, it’s a great event, but we have to be flexible,” Red Bull group boss Christian Horner instructed Sky Sports tv.
“If it’s formally cancelled then, as with Turkey and Montreal, there’s a number of choices open to Formula One and (chief government) Stefano (Domenicali) and his group will concentrate on that.
“They’ll have other options. Everybody’s desperate to have Formula One in their country so we’ll just have to wait and see.”
Formula One faces a separate problem with the Dutch authorities telling Formula One that each one working employees attending the race at Zandvoort in September should be vaccinated towards COVID-19.
Horner stated that might pose an issue for youthful group members nonetheless ready for a jab.