MotoGP: Thailand GP Will Go Ahead Amid Coronavirus Concerns

MotoGP: Thailand GP Will Go Ahead Amid Coronavirus Concerns

© 2020, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. From a press release issued By Dorna:

OR Grand Prix of Thailand will go ahead

The Sports Authority of Thailand confirms that the event, set for mid-March, can safely take place

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Following communication from the Thai government, the FIM, IRTA and Dorna Sports can confirm that the OR Thailand Grand Prix will go ahead next month. With the outbreak of coronavirus affecting a number of locations and events worldwide, the decision required official consideration as the situation in Thailand was monitored.

After consulting with the Ministry of Public Health’s Department of Disease Control, the Sports Authority of Thailand has officially communicated, on behalf of the Royal Thai government, that there is no major risk, with the country having infected patients under care and strict preventive measures in place – resulting in the highest rate of fully recovered patients worldwide.

The FIM, IRTA and Dorna therefore confirm that MotoGP™ will be back at Buriram from the 20th to 22nd March for another spectacular Thai GP.

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