The Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix that was to be played from October 8 to 10 has been canceled due to “complexities” caused by the coronavirus pandemic in the Japanese country, whose government has chosen to cancel the appointment in the Suzuka circuit.

“Following ongoing negotiations with the developer and authorities in Japan, the Japanese government has made the decision to cancel the Grand Prix of this season, due to the current complexities due to the pandemic in the country, “F1 announced in a statement. Formula 1 is working on the details of the calendar, which will be reviewed, and will announce possible changes final in the next few weeks.

“We have shown this year, and in 2020, that we can adapt and find solutions to uncertainties current and that F1 is excited about the level of interest of the locations to host races this year and beyond, “the agency defended in a statement.

The first eleven races from a calendar that originally had 23 appointments. However, the cancellation of Japan, which was to be the seventeenth race, and Australia leave the World Championship, for now, in 21 Grands Prix.