On Friday, Formula One executives announced that the China Grand Prix would not take place for the fourth consecutive year because to ongoing issues with the Covid-19 epidemic.
After speaking with the promoter and the appropriate authorities, Formula 1 is able to announce that the 2023 Chinese Grand Prix will not take place because of the continuing difficulties caused by the COVID-19 scenario “visit their website to read a statement.
Formula 1 is considering alternatives to fill the time space on the 2023 schedule and will give an update when it is time.”
In 2019, Shanghai hosted the final running of the competition.
The choice was made as cities throughout China significantly relaxed Covid restrictions on Friday, relaxing testing and quarantine guidelines in response to widespread demonstrations demanding an end to lockdowns and more political freedom.
Protests have been started in major cities including Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou in response to anger over China’s zero-Covid policy, which entails widespread lockdowns, ongoing testing, and quarantines even for those who are not affected.
Portugal and Turkey are potential substitutes, but it will depend on the economy.
In 2020 and 2021, Portimao, Portugal, played host to a Grand Prix. The final Grand Prix was held at Istanbul Park in 2021.
The campaign will be the longest in history with 23 rounds, even if China, which would have been the fourth race on the calendar, is not replaced.