The global threat of coronavirus has put the 2020 MotoGP season opener in Qatar on ice, owing to the country’s travel restrictions. With at least a month before the season gets going, some of the championship’s contenders might be afforded more time to iron out their new machinery
The inevitable has happened; the threat of coronavirus has now claimed the first two MotoGP rounds of the 2020 season.
Though series promoter Dorna Sports had put a contingency plan in place to allow those travelling from major outbreak zones in Italy and Japan to enter Qatar more smoothly, the ever-changing situation that the emergence of COVID-19 has brought meant the Qatari government had to take further action.
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