The season will kick off with the Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring on July 5, followed a week later by a second race at the same track, as part of an eight-race European leg.
F1 intends to send a strong message about equality when the season begins on July 3 at the Austrian Grand Prix, the first of eight scheduled European races through early September.
The 53-year-old was airlifted to hospital in nearby Siena where he underwent emergency surgery for serious head and facial injuries before being transferred to intensive care.
Formula One organisers restart curtailed programme in Europe with eight-race. The first two will be held behind closed doors in Austria on July 5.
The F1 season has yet to get underway in 2020 with 10 races either cancelled or postponed.
With Ferrari looking to replace four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull's Max Verstappen said in an Instagram Q&A that his former teammate Carlos Sainz is the most likely candidate.
Six-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton says the prospect of a home British Grand Prix without spectators leaves him empty inside but he is still raring to get going after months of waiting.
The opening race at the Red Bull Ring in Austria will be held as planned over the July 3-5 weekend.
The race is the ninth to be affected by the virus, with the March 15 season-opening Australian Grand Prix cancelled along with May's showcase Monaco Grand Prix.
Formula One decides to furlough nearly half of its staff with chairman Chase Carey and senior management taking pay cuts until end of May.
The UK-based team are the only ones undergoing a change of engine provider at the end of 2020.
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