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F1 drops Chinese Grand Prix again amid ‘Covid-19 situation’

A general view of the grid before F1's Chinese Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2019 (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images)

Formula 1 has today (Friday) announced that its Chinese Grand Prix will be missing from the race calendar for the fourth consecutive season.

The motor-racing championship confirmed the news, first reported last month, following talks with the promoter and relevant authorities. It said the 2023 Chinese GP will not take place due to the “ongoing difficulties presented by the Covid-19 situation”.

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