Following last year’s debacle at the British MotoGP round, Silverstone has committed to resurfacing the circuit ahead of the MotoGP returning to the UK in August. And as a result of its commitment, it’s extended its contract through to 2021.
During last year’s British MotoGP round, the race had to be cancelled as a result of water standing on the track. And to prevent it from happening again, Silverstone has brought in Jarno Zafelli, owner of engineering and track design firm Studio Dromo – who acts as an advisor to Dorna on track safety, design, and surfacing. And it’ll be Tarmac Ltd who will be responsible for laying the new surface – as Silverstone looks to improve drainage on the track.
And as a result of Silverstone’s hard work, the circuit’s MotoGP has been extended through to 2021 – but unconfirmed rumours suggest that there’s an even longer extension in the works, as Silverstone aims to secure a five-year extension.
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