×
google news

MotoGP Qatar: Dorna thinking of Rescheduling MotoGP Start

During last month’s two day official tests in Qatar several riders fell at turn 2, with most riders putting the blame squarely on the night humidity and moisture coming through the track surface.
These incidents were taken into consideration by the Riders Safety Commission, with senior members Valentino Rossi and Loris Capirossi asking that the race scheduled for 11pm (Qatar time) be moved earlier up to avoid compromising rider safety.

Dorna’s CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta listened to the complaints saying they would discuss the possibility of moving the race earlier in evening and there would be no problems for TV stations in broadcasting the races in another time slot.
Carmelo Ezpeleta:“I’ve heard from the riders, and we’ve decided to look at the situation once in Qatar.

These four weeks may have changed the weather situation at Losail and got rid of the problem.
We’ll see whether it’s too damp at the scheduled time or if it’s possible to run safely.
I’ve made a round of phone calls to hear from the TVs and there shouldn’t be too much of a problem in case of a reschedule.

”In case that the MotoGP race should be rescheduled, the new Moto2 class would run first, followed by MotoGP and the sacrificial lamb would be the 125cc race that would be slotted at 11pm (Qatar time) as the 125’s are slower and the riders are at a lower risk of hurting themselves.

0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

More To Read

rally car racing 2
Automotive

The 10 best road-going rally cars ever

Rallies have gone on for many years now and despite its age, racing cars still gain new fans even now. That said we are looking at retro vehicles and so…
loading...
james lebron
Automotive

10 surprising celebrities’ cars

This list of 10 surprising celebrities cars will surprise you. Not a compendium of expensive vehicles, but an hymn to modesty.
names
Automotive

Top 10 best car names

Cars have names and names are social identifiers. It is important then to choose the right one. In those cases, the creative department have made the right choice.
Contents.media