The Formula E championship has suspended its season because of the coronavirus pandemic, the all-electric series said on Friday.
Races in Rome and China’s Sanya have already been postponed while Indonesia’s capital city Jakarta on Wednesday delayed a race scheduled for June 6 over concerns about the virus.
Earlier on Friday, Formula One’s season was thrown into turmoil with the cancellation of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, followed by the postponement of the Bahrain and Vietnam Grands Prix, due to the coronavirus, which has killed over 4,900 people globally.
“As has been reported recently in Europe especially and across the world, the increase of COVID-19 cases continue to rise on a daily basis and experts are saying it is expected to peak in the next month,” Formula E said in a statement.
“For this reason, we have