In the round-up: Further developments indicate the Australian Grand Prix is likely to be postponed,
as revealed by RaceFans on Saturday.
More motor racing links of interest:
Grand Prix postponement on the cards (The Age)
“‘Discussions between the Australian Grand Prix Corporation, the government and Formula One management about the Formula 1 calendar for 2021 are ongoing,’ a government spokesman said.”
Sandown ‘ready’ amid Albert park concerns (Supercars)
“Despite no confirmation as yet from F1 or the Australian Grand Prix Corporation, Supercars has affirmed Sandown remains on standby should the Albert Park event not go ahead.”
Why AGP doubt isn’t a shock (Auto Action)
“They have been negotiating a fly in, fly out approach with isolation from landing to departure over six days. F1 personnel would be limited to controlled corridors between the airport, hotels and the track, where the F1 paddock and pits would be in a ‘bubble’ separated from the rest of the track precinct.”
Frédéric Lequien appointed head of LMEM (WEC)
“I am proud and honoured to join LMEM. The WEC and the ELMS are both world-renowned championships. We intend to continue attracting a mix of factory and private teams and are ready to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.”
IndyCar legend Hornish stays at top speed in relished role as family man (IndyCar)
“While in North Carolina, Hornish worked as a substitute teacher. (Imagine walking into class and Mr Hornish, the 2006 Indianapolis 500 winner, is giving you your maths assignment.) But substitute teacher rules in Ohio are different, and Hornish has found other ways to donate his time and stay involved in the local community.”
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