COTA Postpones MotoGP due to Coronvirus

by Michael Satterfield

Circuit of the Americas announced today on Instagram that the April MotoGP Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas would be postponed until November 13th-15th, making the race the latest event to be canceled due to the ongoing Coronavirus crisis. 

Tickets purchased for the April race will be honored in November or ticketholders may request a refund. As North America's only MotoGP race, the event draws crowds from around the world and while there are no cases of Coronavirus in Austin at the moment the concern is more with the logistics for teams and fans from around the world. Most likely affected is the Ducati team who's Bologna, Italy headquarters is on the edge of the quarantine zone.

 The Moto2, Moto3, and MotoAmerica races have also been rescheduled for November according to an update on the Circut of the Americas website.