KUALA LUMPUR: MotoGP’s pre-season testing in Malaysia has been cancelled as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, championship organisers stated on Tuesday.
The checks – a shakedown and official session – had been because of happen at Sepang circuit in February however Malaysia declared a nationwide state of emergency on Tuesday to curb the unfold of the brand new coronavirus.
The emergency might final till Aug 1. “The continuing COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdowns and issues have obliged the cancellation of each occasions,” MotoGP stated in a press release.
A check at Qatar’s Losail Worldwide Circuit from Mar 10-12 remained on. The season is scheduled to begin in Qatar on Mar 28.