The race within the Mexican capital is ready to happen on 15 February, utilizing a revised circuit configuration that adopts extra of the Components 1 monitor format.
Ma arrived within the metropolis on 2 February, based on an announcement from his NIO 333 crew, to behave “in a accountable method towards the championship and personnels concerned in Components E”. He’ll now take part in a two-week quarantine.
The impression of the coronavirus, declared by the World Well being Organisation as a public well being emergency, has already forced FE to officially postpone the Sanya E-Prix.
Though FE has not proposed a delayed date for the race – with whole cancellation or the addition of a second race in New York additionally on the desk – the NIO assertion added that the crew awaited a return of the Chinese language spherical to the calendar this 12 months.
“We look ahead to welcoming Sanya E-Prix again to the 2019-2020 ABB FIA Components E Championship’s calendar as soon as the state of affairs is improved and we hope to help China on this essential battle by a robust efficiency on monitor.”
The crew additionally mentioned that its employees have been in tremendous well being after getting back from the newest Santiago E-Prix to Shanghai as they celebrated the Chinese language New 12 months.
“All Chinese language staffs of the NIO 333 Components E crew celebrated the standard Chinese language New 12 months’s vacation in China after the Santiago E-Prix,” learn the assertion.
“All crew members remained at residence in Shanghai over the prolonged vacation in response to the federal government’s recommendation going through the Coronavirus outbreak.
“All of the staffs are nicely and wholesome, presently making ready the subsequent spherical of Mexico Metropolis E-Prix.”
Former World Touring Automotive Championship driver Ma heads to Mexico because the bottom-ranked driver within the standings, having scored a finest end of 16th from the primary three races this 12 months.