Race promoter Singapore GP and Formula One have announced that in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's Singapore Grand Prix 2020 will be cancelled. At least with the cancellation, there will be certainty and closure to the F1 fans, ticketholders and commercial partners who have been waiting for confirmation for months since the Covid-19 situation happened. Those who purchased via SGP’s Authorised Ticketing Partners should contact them for refunds. ", Formula One Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix 2020 cancelled, 4 accidents that insurers might not cover, The Infiniti QX50 is seriously understated, Road tax will not be lowered after new ERP, Car accident causes and how to avoid them, Increase for Cat A and B while Cat E falls. Regular health tests will be conducted with the number of team members and race staff at the venue also reduced. All will likely be run without spectators while participants must adhere to strict safety protocols. Sign up and get the best of your city in our newsletter, as often as you like. The blueprint for the rehashed season features further races in Asia -- the Shanghai and Vietnam races have only been postponed for now -- and the Americas in September, October and November before finishing in the Gulf in Bahrain and Abu Dhabi in December. Official: Azerbaijan, Singapore and Japanese grands prix cancelled. The F1 races in Singapore have been a huge fixture on the social and entertainment calendar since 2008 and have welcomed celebrities and huge acts like Gwen Stefani, Muse, Lewis Hamilton, Maroon 5, Bon Jovi, Justin Bieber, Rihanna and more. ©2004-2020 sgCarMart, Singapore. Ultimately, the health and safety of our contractors and their workers, spectators, Formula 1 crew, staff and volunteer marshals is our number one priority and we thank everyone for their patience and unwavering support thus far. The biggest annual entertainment event is cancelled this year due to prohibitions. In the meantime, F1 fans in Singapore can look forward to a host of exciting programmes in the coming months as part of the continued efforts to engage fans and promote the sport in the country. While we are disappointed that we won’t be able to host the race this year, we look forward to welcoming fans to the race next season and wish the Formula 1 community well as it starts its season in July.”. Formula One (F1) and its racing promoter Singapore Grand Prix (GP) has cancelled the Formula One Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix 2020. Formula One's Singapore, Japan and Azerbaijan grands prix were cancelled on Friday over logistical problems caused by the coronavirus, officials said, in a new blow to the disrupted season. Even with three months to go till the popular night races, there is a lot of construction and planning to be done. Formula 1 2020 Official: Azerbaijan, Singapore and Japanese grands prix cancelled . Things like constructing the circuit and stands for the audience – which usually starts in May – cannot go on because of legal restrictions that remain in place. Highlights of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Thanks for subscribing! "In Singapore and Azerbaijan, the long lead times required to construct street circuits made hosting the events during a period of uncertainty impossible," Formula One said in a statement. Formula One's Singapore, Japan and Azerbaijan grands prix were cancelled on Friday over logistical problems caused by the coronavirus, officials said, in a new blow to the disrupted season. Taking the responsible route, the authorities and parties involved have decided to prioritise the safety of the general public. Ms. Ong Ling Lee, Director, Sports, Singapore Tourism Board, commented, "The Singapore Tourism Board supports the joint decision by race promoter Singapore GP Pte Ltd and Formula One to cancel the, Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix 2020, as this safeguards the health and wellbeing of participants, fans and all Singaporeans. All rights reserved. Formula One was thrown into chaos in March when the curtain-raising Australian Grand Prix was cancelled hours before practice was to begin, as the virus spread around the world. Singapore GP will provide existing ticketholders with automatic refunds within 30 business days, or if preferred, an option to keep their ticket for next year’s event. The country has seen a sharp increase in virus infections since lifting a state of emergency at the end of May. Azerbaijan, Singapore and Japanese Grands Prix Cancelled for 2020 Earlier this month, F1 announced the opening eight races of the revised schedule for the 2020 season, beginning in … F1 Insights | 2 Mar 2020. Try another? On top of that, worldwide travel restrictions prove to be another factor in making the decision. Every year for three nights, Singapore lends its streets for the most dramatic race in the Formula 1 calendar that sees the best F1 drivers and biggest music acts in the world come to town to put on a show. Read moreWhat you can and cannot do in Singapore after the 'circuit breaker'The best things to do in Singapore in JuneThe best things to do at home, “The last few months have been extremely challenging on all fronts, and we have now made this difficult decision which Formula 1 and our stakeholders accept we have had to take. The three-time World Cup winner will spend the day isolated with a... READ MORE, Elsewhere, Leicester made the perfect start in Group G with a... READ MORE, Arsenal gave a first start to new signing Thomas Partey READ MORE, The batsmen make unbeaten fifties, while the West Indian all-rounder... READ MORE, The Mercedes driver, who took the chequered flag a huge 25.592... READ MORE, Last week, Etihad Airways launched the first commercial flight from... READ MORE, The child's father thanked the Sharjah Police for their prompt action ... READ MORE, A single inspection vehicle can scan 3,000 vehicles in one hour. Those who purchased via SGP’s Authorised Ticketing Partners should contact them for refunds. Ticketholders will be contacted with more information on the next steps. Seven worst passengers to have in your car, Volkswagen ID.3 scores top marks in Euro NCAP test. The 2020 season was originally to have featured a record 22 races, but now it is set to be the shortest campaign since 2009. macro_adspot: ©2020 Galadari Printing and Publishing LLC. We take pride in our track record of hosting the first and only F1 night street race for the past 12 years, and we look forward to its return next year. Travel restrictions would have also prevented tourists, who make up a large chunk of the F1's audience, from coming to the city-state for the race. singapore gp  singapore grand prix  grand prix  f1  singapore f1  singapore gp 2020, BMW M8 Gran Coupe MotoGP Safety Car unviled, Three mentors announced for Lexus Design Award. 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We already have this email. macro_profile: , As well as the Australia race, grands prix in Monaco, France and the Netherlands had already been cancelled. Since 2008, the F1 race has generated benefits for both Singapore, and the F1 franchise, with many local businesses actively involved in race preparations and operations. The Hungarian Grand Prix will be brought forward to July 19 before a two-week break, followed by consecutive races in Britain and events in Spain, Italy and Belgium. Singapore GP will provide existing ticketholders with automatic refunds within 30 business days, or if preferred, an option to keep their ticket for next year’s event. Look out for your first newsletter in your inbox soon! By entering your email address you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and consent to receive emails from Time Out about news, events, offers and partner promotions.

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