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The FIA announced Thursday the cancellation of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix this weekend due to concerns over the coronavirus.
"Formula 1 and the FIA, with the full support of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC), have taken the decision that all Formula 1 activity for the Australian Grand Prix is cancelled," Formula 1 announced Thursday.
McLaren announced earlier in the day they were withdrawing from the race after a member of their team tested positive for the coronavirus.
More details to follow.