This years Singapore Grand Prix, scheduled for 1st to 3rd October, has been cancelled due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.
Main picture Singapore Grand Prix credit Goh Rhy Yan on Unsplash
Although it has yet to be officially announced, a number of media organisations, including the BBC, are reporting the cancellation of the race weekend.
The Singapore authorities and Formula 1 have agreed that the event would be impossible to be held due to immigration restrictions likely to be still in place in the lead up and during the event.
The Singapore Grand Prix has been a spectacular addition the F1 calendar since it was first staged in 2008 with the night-time, floodlit background offering incredible views of cascading sparks as the cars raced around the street circuit.
The Grand Prix has been a popular destination for many tourists, not just Formula 1 fans, with the many events, parties and concerts that go along with race providing excellent entertainment and people-watching opportunities.
Formula 1 is believed to be currently looking at options for a replacement race.
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