• Jerez won’t stage the season-opening race in Might after the Spanish Grand Prix was postponed as a consequence of coronavirus.


Modified 26 Mar 2020, 17:50 IST

MotoGP riders in motion at Jerez.

The beginning of the 2020 MotoGP season has once more been delayed after the Spanish Grand Prix turned the newest race to be postponed.

Jerez was as a consequence of host the opening race of the rearranged schedule on Might 3, however these plans have needed to be shelved because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

An announcement on the MotoGP web site confirmed the occasion can be rescheduled for later within the 12 months, with a revised calendar to be launched “as quickly as out there”.

“Because the scenario stays in a state of fixed evolution, a brand new date for the Spanish GP can’t be confirmed till it turns into clearer when precisely will probably be attainable to carry the occasion,” the assertion learn.

“A revised calendar can be printed as quickly as out there.”

Qatar was solely capable of stage Moto2 and Moto3 occasions, whereas races in Argentina, Thailand and the US have all been postponed due to the virus.

The Argentinian Grand Prix was beforehand moved to November 22, which means the Valencia Grand Prix was pushed again to the next week to make sure it stays the last occasion.

Revealed 26 Mar 2020, 17:50 IST

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