Formula 1 on Monday confirmed the postponement of Azerbaijan Grand Prix as the coronavirus continues to spread across the world.

”The Azerbaijan Grand Prix has become the latest race of the 2020 season to be postponed, the organizers have announced,” Formula 1 said in a statement on its website.

”Officials from the Baku City Circuit said on Monday: “The postponement was agreed upon after extensive discussions with Formula 1 as well as the FIA [Federation of Automobile] and the Government of the Azerbaijan Republic,” it added.

Following the Australian, Bahrain, Vietnamese, Chinese, Dutch, Spanish and Monaco Grands Prix, Azerbaijan

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