News 13 Mar 2020

Spanish and Portuguese MXGPs postponed

World championship experiences further changes due to coronavirus.

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The MXGP World Championship has revealed the Spanish and Portuguese rounds have been rescheduled, with both set to take place in October.

Originally scheduled on the 18-19 April, the MXGP of Spain will now be staged on 10-11 October, meanwhile the MXGP of Portugal, planned for 25-26 April, will now be taking place on 17-18 October.

The decision to postpone both events to a later date in the year was made in agreement with the FIM, FIM Europe, the local authorities and both organizers, as the ongoing coronavirus outbreak continues to make a further impact on the series.

Updated 2020 MXGP World Championship calendar:
Rd1 – 1 March – Matterley Basin, Great Britain
Rd2 – 8 March – Valkenswaard, the Netherlands
Rd3 – 10 May – Saint Jean d’Angely, France
Rd4 – 17 May – Maggiora, Italy
Rd5 – 24 May – Teutschenthal, Germany
Rd6 – 7 June – Orlyonok, Russia
Rd7 – 14 June – Kegums, Latvia
Rd8 – 28 June – Jakarta, Indonesia
Rd9 – 5 July – Palembang, Indonesia
Rd10 – 19 July – Trentino, Italy
Rd11 – 26 July – Loket, Czech Republic
Rd12 – 2 August – Lommel, Belgium
Rd13 – 16 August – Uddevalla, Sweden
Rd14 – 23 August – KymiRing, Finland
Rd15 – 6 September – Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
Rd16 – 13 September – Shanghai, China
Rd17 – 20 September – Imola, Italy
Rd18 – 11 October – Arroyomlinos, Spain
Rd19 – 18 October – Agueda, Portugal
Rd20 – 22 November – Neuquen, Argentina

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