In reality, neither may be possible and insiders say that in fact F1 is tentatively planning at this stage for the season to start with the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on 7 June. The Chinese GP in Shanghai on April 19 was postponed in February.
"I'm sure we're going to leave this quarantine as soon as possible, and as soon as we are done we will get back to business and go back racing".
F1 and the governing boy, the FIA, were criticized because they did not communicate the status of the race even after thousands of fans had already arrived at Albert Park venue on Friday morning.
The introduction of the new Formula 1 technical rules has been delayed from 2021 until 2022 due to the disruption caused by the global coronavirus outbreak.
Monaco is likely to be cancelled if not held in late May, due to the logistical challenges of organising the race in the Mediterranean principality, but the Dutch round - a home race for Red Bull's Max Verstappen - could switch to August.
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Sunday featured two applicants and, because of the troubles about crowds, there is not any are living target audience. All of that early state momentum intended little alternatively as soon as the principle season moved to SC .
"The FIA and Formula 1 expect to begin the 2020 Championship season as soon as it is safe to do so after May and will continue to regularly monitor the ongoing COVID-19 situation".
It added that "due to the now volatile financial situation" caused by the virus, teams will also use their 2020 cars in 2021 with talks ongoing over ways to make further significant savings.
These are set to fundamentally change auto designs and impose budget caps in a bid to make the sport more competitive and reduce the spending gulf between teams.
The International Automobile Federation (FIA) said its World Motor Sport Council had approved a change to the 2020 regulations, cancelling the mid-season break and forcing the 10 teams to take three weeks by the end of April.
Currently, the giants of the paddock, Mercedes and Ferrari, have an annual budget of around $500 million.
However, the International Olympic Committee have so far pledged to carry on with the Tokyo Olympics, scheduled to run between 24 July - 9 August.