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F1 news 2020, season suspended, cancelled, postponed, coronavirus, COVID-19, death toll, number of cases, latest updates

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Bernie Ecclestone has admitted F1 could end completely as the coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt the season.

The F1 boss, who is currently on lockdown at his coffee farm in Brazil, is seriously concerned about the potential damage the lockdown is having on the sport and admits there is a possibility the sport could cease completely.

With racing being delayed, and no resumption date in sight, the three big revenue streams are under serious threat.

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F1 chips in to fight COVID-19

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V8 Supercars, Holden, Red Bull, Triple Eight, exit, closed Australia, latest news

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Holden’s commitment to the Supercars championship will formally end at the completion of the 2020 season.

The manufacturer has revised its agreement with Triple Eight Race Engineering to provide factory support for the Red Bull Holden Racing Team after the news earlier this year that the brand would be retired by parent company General Motors.

While Holden’s contract with Triple Eight originally ran until the end of the 2021 campaign, an agreement has been reached to terminate the contract a year early.

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Supercars adopt 3-race format

Supercars adopt 3-race format

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F1 2020, Mercedes: Reverse grid unlikely when season starts in Austria

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A proposal to introduce reverse-grid races when Formula 1 returns next month is unlikely to be accepted due to opposition from Mercedes – with Red Bull boss Christian Horner telling Sky Sports that Toto Wolff believes it “would interfere with Lewis Hamilton’s championship campaign”.

There has been a fresh push for an experimental sprint race – where the leader of the championship would start at the back – to replace qualifying and determine Sunday’s grid order at tracks which are due to host two races this year to create more unpredictability for the second event.

Austria and Silverstone are both set for back-to-back F1 weekends this summer, with Spielberg kicking off the campaign in early July.

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Smaller teams set for boost

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F1 2020: Daniel Ricciardo says George Floyd death is a disgrace after Lewis Hamilton post

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Daniel Ricciardo has added his voice to the Black Lives Matter movement, branding the death of George Floyd as a “disgrace”.

The Australian F1 driver took to Instagram on Monday, speaking out against racism and calling for society to improve.

His message came soon after Lewis Hamilton — F1’s only black driver — slammed his colleagues for a mute response over Floyd, who died at the hands of a white police officer who pressed his knee on his neck.

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