Medical researchers and engineers have teamed up with Formula One outfit Mercedes to adapt a breathing aid for mass production that could keep coronavirus patients off much-needed ventilators.
It is too soon to decide whether the Tour de France can go ahead amid the coronavirus pandemic, a French Sports Ministry spokeswoman said on Thursday.
Six-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton says he is self-isolating but will not get tested for coronavirus as others need attention more than him.
It was supposed to be a record 22-race world championship but with seven Grand Prix’s already either postponed or cancelled, Formula One in 2020 has become a shorter, tightly-packed and economically challenging sprint for the title.
Frenchman Sebastien Ogier emerged from the dust of day two on the Mexico Rally after watching key rival Ott Tanak suffer a damaged axel on a tough day of racing in the gravelly hill roads outside Guanajuato that left one car a burnt-out wreck.
Germany’s Maximilian Schachmann held on to the overall lead of Paris-Nice despite crashing on stage six on Friday and seeing his lead trimmed by key rivals.
McLaren pulled out of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Thursday after a team member tested positive for coronavirus, throwing the race into chaos.
Formula One’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix will get underway with an air of anxiety this week, with members of two racing teams quarantined and local health authorities