MotoGP: Grand Prix of the Americas rescheduled due to coronavirus

The beginning of the MotoGP the season was delayed for the third consecutive time on Tuesday after the organizers announced that the Grand Prix of the Americas It had been postponed and rescheduled for November.

The race was scheduled to take place from April 3 to 5 in Austin, Texas, and will now take place from November 13 to 15, and the Valencia Grand Prix, which ends the season, will be delayed to November 20 and 22 as a result. .

The FIM, IRTA and Dorna Sports regret announcing the postponement of the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas ," organisers said in a statement announcing the decision.

The season-opening MotoGP race in Qatar, scheduled for the Losail circuit on March 8, was canceled at the start of the month because of travel restrictions on passengers from Italy and elsewhere due to the coronavirus epidemic.

The Thai Grand Prix, the second race of the season scheduled to take place in Thailand on March 22, was also postponed earlier this month and rescheduled for October 4.

The change of date for the Thai Grand Prix resulted in the Aragon Grand Prix in Spain advancing one week until September 27.