MotoGP: Silverstone set for RESURFACING work – as it EXTENDS contract to 2021.

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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