In recent weeks there has been growing concerns over rising cases of the coronavirus in Turkey and the UEFA Champions League was also moved to Portugal as a result of travel restrictions imposed by the UK government.
With Turkey now on the red list F1 have also taken action bringing forward the French Grand Prix by a week and the Styrian Grand Prix taking place on the 25-27 of June. The Austrian Grand Prix will keep its original slot the week later.
Turkey was initially a replacement for the Canadian Grand Prix but with the last restrictions on travel to the county F1 were forced to take action.
BREAKING: Due to travel restrictions, it is unfortunately not possible to race in Turkey in June— Formula 1 (@F1) May 14, 2021
As a result, France moves a week earlier (18-20 June) and Austria will host a double header (25-27 June and 2-4 July)#F1 pic.twitter.com/T6u2uqfYDM