The Spanish MotoGP due to be staged on May 3 has become the latest sporting casualty of the coronavirus pandemic.
MotoGP, like other sports and other businesses,is scrambling to deal with the problems posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
While the COVID-19 coronavirus put the brakes on the opening MotoGP round, Moto2 and Moto3 continued in Qatar as scheduled.
The Thailand MotoGP, initially scheduled for 22 March but postponed because of the coronavirus, has been rescheduled for 4 October.
The season-opening Qatar MotoGP, scheduled to take place on March 8, has been cancelled because of the spread of the coronavirus.
Thailand's MotoGP will be "postponed" due to the coronavirus, deputy prime minister Anutin Charnvirakul said, a day after the season-opening Qatar race was cancelled.
World motorcycling champion Marc Marquez admitted Saturday that his long-standing shoulder problem hampered his performance on the opening day of pre-season testing on Saturday.
Yamaha's Fabio Quartararo was the fastest rider in MotoGP pre-season testing in Malaysia. South Africa's Brad Binder also took part in his first official MotoGP test.
Fabio Quartararo topped the MotoGP pre-season test timesheets in Malaysia , as the French rider scored the fastest lap three days in a row at the Sepang test circuit.
French rider Fabio Quartararo will replace seven-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi at Yamaha from the 2021 season as he ponders his future.
Motorsport fans are among the big losers as the coronavirus pandemic has forced the Formula 1, MotoGP, IndyCar, World Endurance Championship, and many others to postpone or even cancel races.
The Thailand MotoGP, initially scheduled for March 22 but postponed because of the coronavirus, has been rescheduled for October 4, the international motorcycling federation announced Thursday.
The 2020 MotoGP season will now start at the American GP, from 3 - 5 April.
Thailand's MotoGP was postponed over the new coronavirus as motorcycling's premier championship took its second hit in two days from the deadly outbreak.
Spectators and teams at the Thailand MotoGP will face rigorous health screening and be given hand sanitiser and facemasks to keep the event coronavirus-free, organisers said Thursday.
MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has extended his contract with Honda until the end of 2024.
Italian MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi said he was in no hurry to retire amid speculation the veteran might quit the sport after several lean years.
Just over two months after retiring from MotoGP, Jorge Lorenzo is back in the sport after Yamaha announced he would be their No 1 test driver in 2020.
Spanish MotoGP rider Maverick Vinales has signed a two-year contract extension with Yamaha through to the 2022 season, the Japanese team announced Tuesday.
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