The global coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) caused the organization of the championship MotoGP have to make changes to the calendar. Several races were postponed, as the Grand Prix of the Argentine Republic, and there are still no details about what will happen in the first dates. It is only known that the first two dates and the preseason, will develop normally.
Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of Dorna Sports and head of the championship, wants to have by the end of the season that all those involved in the teams, drivers and organizers are vaccinated. However, he assured that he understands that there are essential personnel who will have to receive their doses, so they will wait for the ‘OK’ from the authorities.
On March 28, the first date of the 2021 MotoGP championship will begin. The chosen place will be the Losail circuit, in Qatar. However, given Argentina’s refusal to carry out its career, the category will stay in the hot country and will compete in the Doha Grand Prix, on the same circuit, a week later.
Several races confirmed his stay on the calendar. However, the advance of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resistance of the authorities, begin to stagger the possibilities. The third date, in Portugal, could change your race day (or be canceled), due to the large increase in cases. The Formula 1 You must also confirm what will happen with the Grand Prix of Portugal.
Near the end of the calendar, after 15 dates (if everything continues normally), the Thailand Grand Prix. However, rumors began to circulate that the race will not take place due to the virus. Should that happen, it should be raced in Indonesia, at the Mandalika circuit, as it has its place as a reserve race on the calendar.
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