The two races in the series IndyCar provided in the circuit of Mid-Ohio for next week they have been postponed due to the growth of the Covid-19 pandemic in the United States, which means that the series will not compete again until Indianapolis 500 from August 23, in which Spanish is scheduled to participate Fernando Alonso.
The organizers of the test and those responsible for the American circuit agreed to postpone the races scheduled from August 7 to 9 and seek a new date in the months of September or October.
“This decision was made due to the existing circumstances and in coordination with the local health authorities,” they announced in the statement.
Currently, the United States is the country with the most Covid-19 infections in the world with a total of 4,456,389 confirmed cases according to the World Health Organization.
Mid-Ohio recently joined Madison (Illinois) and the racetrack of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to help complete the schedule of the IndyCar after the west coast tests at Portland and Laguna Seca were canceled.
The promoters of the IndyCar They already had to postpone the event in Saint Petersburg (Russia), with which the season had to start and which will now close it. To this has been added the cancellation of Toronto, Portland and now the change of Mid-Ohio.