FIA cancels the Chinese Grand Prix Formula One 2023 due to covid restriction imposed in China
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The FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile) or Federation of International Automobiles which organizes the Formula One or F1 motor racing championship has cancelled the Chinese Grand Prix 2023 due to the covid related restriction imposed in the country.
The race was scheduled to be held in Shanghai on 16 April 2023. Last time a F1 race was held in China was in 2019.
Thousands of people across the cities in China have been demonstrating against the governments strict zero covid policy. Many cities in China are under lockdown as record daily virus cases are being reported across China. The new season of the F1 will start from Bahrain on 5 March 2023. The 2023 season will feature a record 24 races which included the Chinese race also.
Formula One (F1)
- The F1 World Championship season consists of a series of motor car races, known as the Grands Prix.
- It is organised by FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile) or Federation of International Automobiles.
- Michael Schumacher and Lewis Hamilton hold the record for the most F1 world championships titles, both having won the title on seven occasions.
- F1 world Champion 2022: Mark Verstappen of Red Bull team
- FIA Headquarters - Paris, France
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