Organizers announced Tuesday that the Australian Grand Prix was canceled for the second consecutive year. The 21st round in Formula One’s championship has been affected by tight border controls.
Organizers of the race announced in a Nov. 21 statement that they regret to have to cancel the 2021 Australian Grand Prix due to logistical and other challenges related to the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic.
For the second year in succession, the Australian round of MotoGP’s world championship was also canceled. It was scheduled to take place on Oct. 24 at Phillip Island.
Organizers stated that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, travel complications, and logistical limitations, it was not possible to confirm the viability and the event will not be included on the 2021 calendar.