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  • MotoGP: British and Australian Grand Prix CANCELLED

    MotoGP: British and Australian Grand Prix CANCELLED

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    MotoGP organisers have confirmed that there’s going to be no top level racing at Silverstone and Phillip Island during the 2020 season. As a result of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak and the numerous calendar changes, it has been announced that the British and Australian Grand Prix have been cancelled for 2020. The British Grand Prix…

  • MotoGP: German, Dutch and Finnish Grands Prix cancelled

    MotoGP: German, Dutch and Finnish Grands Prix cancelled

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    Dorna has just announced that there will be no racing at Sachsenring, Assen and KymiRing in 2020, as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. The Grand Prix Deutschland was set to take place at the Sachsenring across the 19-21 June, the TT Assen at the TT Circuit Assen was scheduled for the 26-28 June, and…

  • MotoGP: Alex Rins signs Suzuki contract for 2021 and 2022

    MotoGP: Alex Rins signs Suzuki contract for 2021 and 2022

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    Alex Rins has signed a contract which commits him to the Suzuki Ecstar MotoGP team for the 2021 and 2022 racing seasons. Rins joined the Suzuki Ecstar Team back in 2017 for his first season in MotoGP, and has gone from strength to strength since. It took him until Argentina in 2018 to claim his…

  • Campaign to help fight COVID-19 in Africa

    Campaign to help fight COVID-19 in Africa

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    As the global crisis deepens, Two Wheels for Life and Dorna Sports have come together to launch a campaign to raise £50,000 to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa. Given how badly the disease has hit affluent countries with highly developed healthcare sectors, the consequences could be devastating for the world’s poorest continent. Here’s what…

  • Independent MotoGP teams get a cash boost

    Independent MotoGP teams get a cash boost

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    As we all know only too well, motorsport has ground to a complete halt as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak. It’s rubbish for us, but much worse for the teams involved in the sport – no racing means no money, and that can only last so long. Luckily Dorna Sports has secured what they…

  • WSB: Now the Spanish and French rounds rescheduled because of Coronavirus

    WSB: Now the Spanish and French rounds rescheduled because of Coronavirus

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    We’ve just been sent this from Dorna about changes to the WSB calendar because of the Coronavirus outbreak: With ongoing external factors of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the following changes have been made to the 2020 Motul FIM Superbike World Championship calendar. The FIM, Circuit Officials & Dorna WSBK Organization informs that, due to unforeseen…

  • MotoGP: Now Argentina rescheduled for November. November’s going to be busy, innit?

    MotoGP: Now Argentina rescheduled for November. November’s going to be busy, innit?

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    The Argentina round of the MotoGP calendar was due to happen from the 17th to the 19th of April, but is now going to happen on November 20th to the 22nd. All down to the Coronavirus outbreak. It all means more shifting around of dates, here’s the actual release and new calendar from Dorna that’s…

  • MotoGP: CONFIRMED USA round now rescheduled for November

    MotoGP: CONFIRMED USA round now rescheduled for November

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    Due to the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, the Americas GP has been postponed. We told you that the USA round of the MotoGP championship was looking iffy after the Mayor of the state that it was being held in – Austin, Texas – declared a State of Emergency in light of the Coronavirus outbreak. Well, now…

  • MotoGP: Now the FIM President has waded in about Coronovirus fall out – double-header weekends, Portimão and racing in January is on the table!

    MotoGP: Now the FIM President has waded in about Coronovirus fall out – double-header weekends, Portimão and racing in January is on the table!

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    To understand why the MotoGP year is being pushed as far as – potentially – January 2021, it’s important to understand that the minimum amount of racing rounds needed for a series to be a World Championshiop is 13. 12 is a World Series. Bearing that in mind then, you can appreciate the somewhat desperate…

  • MotoGP: The USA round falls under Austin, Texas’ new ‘State of Emergency’ ruling. Prospects look iffy for April.

    MotoGP: The USA round falls under Austin, Texas’ new ‘State of Emergency’ ruling. Prospects look iffy for April.

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    After the cancellation of the 2020 opening round of the MotoGP championship and the postponement of the second round in Thailand (move to October in the calendar, to replace the Aragon round) there now seems to be early indications that another round of race action is falling foul of Coronavirus. The, what-would-have-been third round of…

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