The French Grand Prix at Le Castellet in June was cancelled on Monday, turning into the 10th race to be affected by the outbreak in what was to have been a document 22-round season.
Formulation One hopes to start its delayed season in Austria in July with out spectators earlier than ending in Abu Dhabi in December after races in Asia and the Americas.
“I miss racing every single day. That is the primary time since I used to be eight that I have not began a season. If you reside and breathe one thing you’re keen on, there’s positively an enormous void,” the Mercedes driver mentioned on social media.
The 35-year-old Briton, who has adopted a vegan way of life and is outspoken about environmental points, mentioned there have been some positives to take from the disaster as folks replicate on their lives, selections, targets and careers.
“Right this moment, we see clearer skies everywhere in the world, much less animals being slaughtered for our pleasure just because our calls for are a lot decrease and everybody staying in,” he added.
“Let’s not come again the identical as we went into this robust time, let’s come out of it with higher data of our world, altering our private decisions and habits.”
“Let’s come out of this as a brand new us… fitter, more healthy and extra targeted however above all, kinder, extra beneficiant and gracious and caring for our world and the folks in it.”
World confirmed instances of the coronavirus infections exceeded greater than three million on Monday and over 205,000 folks have died.