Max Verstappen's teammate Sergio Perez sneaked past a dejected Valtteri Bottas to take third place and strengthen Red Bull's lead in the constructors' championship.
While Sergio Perez finished first, four-time champion Sebastian Vettel took second for Aston Martin after qualifying 11th. Pierre Gasly was third for AlphaTauri.
Singapore would follow Canada off the calendar and is unlikely to be the last to fall victim to the pandemic with Japan, Brazil, Mexico, and Australia all looking uncertain.
Karun Chandhok competed in Formula 1 between 2009-2010. He is now a commentator and alongside seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton, one of the few non-white faces seen on the paddock.
Bottas pitted from second place on lap 29 but watched in dismay as time ticked away while mechanics struggled and failed to remove the front right.
Max Verstappen's second win this season and 12th of his career moved the Red Bull driver four points ahead of Lewis Hamilton overall.
Charles Leclerc will try to become Monaco's first local winner since Louis Chiron in 1931.
Team principal Andreas Seidl described the decision as "very straightforward".
Hamilton followed his 100th career pole on Saturday by taking his 98th career win. He also tied Michael Schumacher's mark of six victories at the Spanish Grand Prix.
Hamilton started from second on the grid behind teammate Valtteri Bottas, who finished third behind Verstappen's Red Bull and took a bonus point for the fastest lap.
George Russell recognised he had taken a risk in trying to pass, it had not paid off and he took responsibility for it
The 23-year-old Verstappen led for the majority of the race on the wet Imola track and the Red Bull driver beat Hamilton by 22 seconds for the 11th win of his career.
Lewis Hamilton has won the title in six of the past seven seasons, with his stranglehold on the crown only being interrupted in 2016 by then-Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.
The 24-year-old Rabindra recalls his journey from obsessing over cars as a kid, enjoying recreational go-karting to becoming the first Asian to be re-selected by the Aston Martin Racing Academy.
Mercedes have won the last seven drivers’ and constructors’ titles, after Red Bull won four in a row with Sebastian Vettel from 2010-13.
Jehan Daruvala showed his mettle in the second race too, climbing from 11th to fourth after a brilliant run, but missed a second straight podium finish by a whisker.
Arjun Maini, who had switched to sports car racing in 2019, will race for Mercedes-AMG with GetSpeed in the 2021 DTM season comprising eight rounds with 16 races across Germany and Europe.
Red Bull's Max Verstappen was quickest on two of three days of testing at Bahrain's Sakhir circuit while Mercedes looked strangely off-form.
Mercedes say Honda-powered Red Bull have the edge on performance but Red Bull, who have brought in the experienced Sergio Perez alongside Max Verstappen, say Mercedes are very much the favourites.
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Fernando Alonso, who is a two-time Formula 1 champion, was taken to hospital after an accident in Switzerland on Thursday and he will remain under observation for a further 48 hours.
Lewis Hamilton had been out of contract since the end of last year but the negotiations had turned into something of a saga, with questions raised about why it was taking so long.
Lewis Hamilton, Sergio Perez, Lance Stroll, Lando Norris. and Charles Leclerc have all tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the global pandemic.
The season will instead start with the Bahrain Grand Prix less than four months after the Sakhir venue held two races as part of the 2020 season.