The 2020 MotoGP World Championship will start in July with two races at Jerez
The MotoGP World Championship It will start in Jerez … twice. The Andalusian Government and the City Council of the city of Cadiz reached an agreement with Dorna this Thursday so that the Jerez-Ángel Nieto Circuit Be the venue of two World Cup Grand Prix next July, on 19 and 26. This would mark the start of the championship for the Moto GP category, as Moto2 and Moto3 competed in the Qatar Grand Prix in March.
The races would take place, if sanitary circumstances allow it, behind closed doors and with the corresponding security measures stipulated so that pilots, teams and personnel are safe from possible infections. Precisely the ok of the health authorities is what is missing to sign the agreement between Dorna and the institutions of Andalusia.
The meeting in which it was decided that Jerez would be the venue for the start of the World Cup with two Grand Prizes was attended by the Vice President of the Andalusian Government and Minister of Tourism, Regeneration, Justice and Local Administration, Juan Marín; the mayor of Jerez, Mamen Sánchez; and the CEO of Dorna Sports, Carmelo Ezpeleta.