Motor racing: Canadian Grand Prix postponed due to new coronavirus

(Reuters) – The June 14 Canadian Formula One Grand Prix in Montreal has been postponed due to the new coronavirus, the local promoter said in a statement on Tuesday.

“At the moment it is crucial that all of our energies be put together to overcome COVID-19. We will welcome you with open arms at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve as soon as it is safe to do so,” said Canadian Grand Prix CEO Francois Dumontier.

Reporting by Alan Baldwin in London, Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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