Thailand MotoGP Grand Prix cancelled for second consecutive year due COVID

Marc Márquez taking a selfie during the MotoGP Grand Prix in Buri Ram

Marc Márquez taking a selfie during the MotoGP PTT Thailand Grand Prix at Chang International Circuit in Buri Ram. Photo: Box Repsol / flickr.

The International Motorcycling Federation, IRTA and Dorna Sports announced Wednesday the cancellation of the Thai MotoGP Grand Prix, which was to take place from October 15 to 17. The situation generated by the COVID-19 pandemic has not advised to move the World Championship to Buriram.

The World Championship organizers are working to find an alternative venue to maintain the number of races scheduled for 2021. In the same way, it is confident that the World Championship can return to Thailand in 2022.

After the cancellation of the Thailand calendar, the World Championship is now made up of 18 rounds. Nine of them have been held and the next one will be the Grand Prix of Styria from August 6 to 8.

-Thailand News (TN)

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