The FIA ​​continues to monitor the situation with coronavirus

The FIA ​​continues to monitor the situation with coronavirus

March 3, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

The FIA ​​continues to closely monitor the development of the situation with the outbreak of coronavirus in the world and its impact on sporting events. This is stated in the next statement of the federation, published on Tuesday, the text of which almost completely repeats a similar document issued in late January. So far, the FIA ​​does not intend to cancel the planned stages, but does not exclude such an opportunity in the future.

“Given the coronavirus epidemic that erupted at the beginning of the year, and today mainly affects China, the FIA, under the leadership of the president of the medical commission, Professor Gerard Sayyan, is closely monitoring the situation along with the relevant authorities and auto clubs that are members of the federation,” published statement. “The FIA ​​will evaluate the calendar of upcoming races and, if necessary, take any action necessary to protect the global motorsport community and the general public.”

The coronavirus epidemic continues to affect racing. Following the cancellation of the MotoGP stage in Qatar, the organizers of the championship decided to postpone the race in Thailand, scheduled for March 22. In addition, today it became known about the decision to postpone the stage of the Superbike World Championship in Qatar.