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Coronavirus latest: F1 Australia to go ahead, Thailand MotoGP postponed, and more

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09, leads Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari SF71H, Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari SF71H, and Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB14 Tag Heuer, away from the grid during the Australian GP at Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit on March 25, 2018 in Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, Australia (Steven Tee/LAT Images)

Formula One's season-opening race in Australia on March 15 is to go ahead, with teams and equipment expected to depart for the event this week, despite the threat of the coronavirus