The Australian Grand Prix is reportedly set to be cancelled after a majority of teams said they were uncomfortable with the event going ahead after a McLaren team member tested positive for the coronavirus.

F1 teams gathered late on Thursday at Albert Park to assess the fluid situation on the back of McLaren’s decision to withdraw from the race, with discussions also including F1, the FIA, the Australian Grand Prix Corporation and representatives from the state of Victoria’s Department of Health and Human services.

A report from Motorsport.com suggests that F1 and the FIA accepted that a majority decision by team bosses would determine the outcome for the event.

An announcement by F1, the sport’s governing body and the AGPC is expected early on Friday morning. Hopefully before thousands of fans flock to Albert Park!

Updates will follow…

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