Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix cancelled

Formula 1 has announced that the Japanese Grand Prix has been cancelled for the second year running.

Formula 1 has announced that the Japanese Grand Prix has been cancelled for the second year running because of the ongoing health pandemic.

According to a statement from the organiser, the circuit and Formula 1 were in talks to go ahead with the dates that had already been established, however, the Japanese Government have made the final decision to not carry out the race.

There is still no replacement for the circuit, however, talks are in place already and are also reviewing the schedule for the 23 races that have been announced for this year. The statement indicates that a final decision will be announced in the next few weeks, According to Marca.com.

Koji Watanabe, director of communication and brand operations at Honda Racing said: “It is regrettable that, for the second year in a row, it was not possible to hold the Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka.”

“As Honda, we are particularly disappointed, because this is the last year of our Formula 1 project and we know that many fans were eager to attend the event,” he added.

The director of communication and brand operations at Honda Racing also said: “Finally, as the main sponsor of the event, we would like to thank MOBILITYLAND and Formula 1 for working so hard until the last moment, to try to organize the Grand Prix.”


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