The IndyCar Season opening race canceled, which will be held on Sunday on the streets of St. Petersburg also canceled starting four IndyCar racing events till 26 April 2020. This decision was taken because of the Coronavirus outbreak that spread rapidly throughout the world. Indianapolis 500 Open Test also removes from IndyCar 2020 schedule which is scheduled for 28 April 2020.
After cautious concern, such as daily communication with our event organizers, wellbeing authorities and the city organizations about the coronavirus epidemic, we decided to cancel all NTT IndyCar series events by April, the series clarified in a statement.
The schedule starts with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, which was to start on Friday and last until Sunday, March 15th, and proceeds through the AutoNation INDYCAR Challenge at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas which was held 24-26 April 2020.
As we are feeling bad to postpone the beginning to this IndyCar season 2020 and will miss our mind-blowing fans who are supporting our event every year in St. Petersburg, Birmingham, Long Beach, and Austin. The security of our fans, members, staff, associates, and media will consistently remain our main concern.
We will keep on planning with general wellbeing specialists and government authorities as we decide the suitable strategies for continuing our calendar.
After the cancellation declaration of the IndyCar Series, NASCAR authorities postponed their two racing events such as Atlanta and Homestead.
NASCAR officials confirmed that they have decided to postpone the race at Atlanta which schedule for 15 March and Homestead-Miami Speedway which is scheduled for 22nd March 2020.
We accept that this judgment is into the greatest advantage of the security and prosperity of our fans, rivals, authorities, and everybody related to our game. We will keep on observing this dynamic circumstance as we survey future race occasions.