Motorcycling news - Malaysian MotoGP 2021 pre-season testing sessions cancelled due to pandemic
MotoGP's pre-season testing sessions in Malaysia have been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, championship organisers have confirmed. Malaysia declared a nationwide state of emergency on Tuesday to curb the spread of the new coronavirus and organisers made this decision in light of the latest updates.
Lorenzo Savadori of Italy and Aprilia Racing Team Gresini rides during the free practice for the MotoGP of Portugal at Algarve Motor Park on November 20, 2020 in Portimao, Portugal
Published 12/01/2021 at 15:47 GMT | Updated 12/01/2021 at 16:11 GMT
Pre-season testing for MotoGP in Malaysia has been cancelled due to a state of emergency declared in the country due to coronavirus.
The tests - a shakedown and official session - were due to take place at Sepang circuit in February, but Malaysia declared a nationwide state of emergency on Tuesday to curb the spread of the new coronavirus.