2020 Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne, March 12-15

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Re: 2020 Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne, March 12-15

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the EDGE wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:40 am
etusch wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:34 am
Today I heard on radio news that china started to closing hospitals which are established for the virus. I think it is breaking point. Maybe a month more and we can talk about wars and imigrants instead of virus.
China went into lockdown to stop the virus spreading. If the rest of the world did the same then you could be correct... they haven’t
I'm expecting a second wave in China once the lockdown is lifted, too...

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Apple reopen china factory. It may followed by other brands and I think f1 race can be done in normal shedule there.

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DChemTech wrote:
the EDGE wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:40 am
etusch wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:34 am
Today I heard on radio news that china started to closing hospitals which are established for the virus. I think it is breaking point. Maybe a month more and we can talk about wars and imigrants instead of virus.
China went into lockdown to stop the virus spreading. If the rest of the world did the same then you could be correct... they haven’t
I'm expecting a second wave in China once the lockdown is lifted, too...
I'm in China and this is my fear too.
Always find the gap then use it.

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You people are out of your mind, thinking races will continue any time soon. On one hand, you have governments who have a responsibility towards their citizens and in an attempt to control the spread... and then you also have the teams themselves to consider who work closely with one another. Most airlines have reduced their flights, borders are closing etc. This is far from over and is only hitting many countries now. This will take more than a few months to stabilize.
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Redbull and haas declared they were ready to race. Steiner says that they don't know if they return to factory or next race country. He says "I dont want to go somewhere if we don't race"
That fia and liberty which are established from dummies can not do anything good. They have to learn how to do things from motogp administration.
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zibby43 wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:39 am
Restomaniac wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:48 pm
zibby43 wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:47 pm


I haven't seen anything that confirms Lewis has left.
Hence why I said ‘If’.
Sorry for any confusion, but I was attempting to ask whether you had seen that reported, because that was the first I had heard of Lewis leaving.

In any event, that was absolutely the case. All 3 of them left early!

Just saw it confirmed by Mark Hughes.
Sorry to jump on you then but yes I heard it previously (as it now seems was correctly).

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topleb wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:15 am
On a more serious note, if this GP is cancelled, I'm not sure why would any other GP roll because every other country has more or less a similar situation.
That's correct. Formula One Management should have been proactive and announced cancellation of the first four races including Australia at least one week ago...

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At this point many teams will immediatly switch focus on 2021 car development. A lot of money is involved and this would be locig conclusion. Probably all teams except the two 2020 title competitora. This mean this season, if starts, will be also boring because results will be vey predictable race by race.

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etusch wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:03 am
Redbull and haas declared they were ready to race. Steiner says that they don't know if they return to factory or next race country. He says "I dont want to go somewhere if we don't race"
That fia and liberty which are established from dummies can not do anything good. They have to learn how to do things from motogp administration.
I would not put a penny on Bahrain now, the McLaren team needs to be under the same quarantine that prevented them to race now.
Unofficially the teams will even go into quarantine, which sounds a bit like closing the factories to me.

The question is how other teams affected the cancellation.
- RedBull and Haas wanted to race.
- Mercedes definitely did not want to race. Were they fearing their duct taped brake coolings?
- Ferrari did not say anything openly...did they want to race or not?

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I believe it is time for the thread to close. Nothing we can comment about the actual GP. :cry:

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It can stay open like a quarantine of sorts.
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A reminder....This is not a forum or thread for discussing the political element of Covid-19. Different countries have different ways of handling the issue, but if you want to query this, then please go to a non technical , non F1 forum to argue over it.

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Sure am glad I have a hundred races and other racing related things on video.
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basti313 wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 12:27 pm
etusch wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:03 am
Redbull and haas declared they were ready to race. Steiner says that they don't know if they return to factory or next race country. He says "I dont want to go somewhere if we don't race"
That fia and liberty which are established from dummies can not do anything good. They have to learn how to do things from motogp administration.
I would not put a penny on Bahrain now, the McLaren team needs to be under the same quarantine that prevented them to race now.
Unofficially the teams will even go into quarantine, which sounds a bit like closing the factories to me.

The question is how other teams affected the cancellation.
- RedBull and Haas wanted to race.
- Mercedes definitely did not want to race. Were they fearing their duct taped brake coolings?
- Ferrari did not say anything openly...did they want to race or not?
FERRARI did not wanted to race. Mercedes wanted to race. After the first vote which ended in a tie-up, Mercedes (TOTO) changed his mind “after having a phone call from corporate headquarters”.