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Malaysian MotoGP Testing Cancelled Due To Pandemic

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MotoGP's preseason testing in Malaysia has been cancelled due to the COVID19 pandemic, championship organisers said on Tuesday.

MotoGP’s pre-season testing in Malaysia has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, championship organisers said on Tuesday.

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.

The emergency could last until Aug. 1.

“The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdowns and complications have obliged the cancellation of both events,” MotoGP said in a statement.

A test at Qatar’s Losail International Circuit from March 10-12 remained on.

The season is scheduled to start in Qatar on March 28.


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