The Thailand GP of motorcycling, scheduled between October 15 and 17, has been suspended for the second year in a row due to the restrictions of the Covid-19MotoGP organizers reported this Wednesday.
“Despite the best efforts of the parties involved, the current covid-19 pandemic and the restrictions have forced the cancellation of the event”Those responsible for the event indicated in a statement.
“A tough decision, but we are looking forward to being our Thai fans again in 2022. We are considering a replacement event.”added MotoGP on his Twitter account
We’re sorry to announce that we will not be racing at the #ThaiGP 🇹🇭 this year
A tough decision but we cannot wait to see the Thai fans again in 2022 🙌
– MotoGP ™ 🏁 (@MotoGP) July 21, 2021
The pandemic also forced cancellation two weeks ago also for the second consecutive year in Australia the motorcycling World Championship races, which were to be held on October 24, and the Formula 1 GP, scheduled for November 21.
The delta variant, more contagious and first discovered in India, is causing a rapid spread of COVID-19 in Southeast Asia and has also caused an increase in infections in Australia.
Half of the Australian population is confined, while Bangkok and 12 other Thai provinces have a night curfew and other restrictions, such as limitation of movement and public events