NASCAR and IndyCar reversed training course Friday and pulled the plug on racing this weekend, with IndyCar also suspending its period by means of the close of April because of to concerns above the COVID-19 pandemic.
NASCAR termed off Sunday’s race at Atlanta Motor Speedway and subsequent weekend’s gatherings at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Each gatherings were previously scheduled to be run without spectators.
IndyCar was scheduled to open up its period Sunday on the streets of downtown St. Petersburg without lovers. System 1 also canceled its period opening race in Australia, leaving the very first entire weekend of world motorsports without a main function.
Mark Miles, president and CEO of IndyCar parent corporation Penske Enterprises, said the about-face arrived as equally IndyCar and NASCAR noticed additional and additional gatherings and attractions closing. He cited the cancellation mid-tournament of The Players Championship and the closure of theme parks as indicators community gatherings