French MotoGP postponed on coronavirus

PARIS: the French MotoGP , originally scheduled for May 15-17 at Le Mans, has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, organizers announced Thursday.

As the situation remains in a state of constant evolution, the new dates for the French GP and the recently postponed Red Bull Grand Prix of Spain cannot be confirmed until it becomes clear when exactly it will be possible to hold the events, the international said. said the motorcycling federation.

A revised calendar will be added as soon as it is available.

The French MotoGP is the latest sporting casualty of the coronavirus pandemic and follows the cancellation of the elite category season-opening MotoGP in Qatar.

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The next three stages of the 2020 calendar in Thailand, Texas and Argentina have also been frozen, with Dorna, the series' promoter, hoping to run them in the second half of a truncated season.

Dorna has already said that she will delay the season finale by two weeks until November 29.