Motogp, Host, Portugal, Portimao

Motogp, Host

Portugal's Portimao to host MotoGP season finale

Portugal's Portimao to host MotoGP season finale

10/8/2020 6:37:00 PM

Portugal 's Portimao to host MotoGP season finale

REUTERS: MotoGP will end its 2020 season finale in Portugal with an extra race to be run on its reserve track in Portimao on Nov. 22, the ...

10 Aug 2020 11:25PMShare this contentBookmarkREUTERS: MotoGP will end its 2020 season finale in Portugal with an extra race to be run on its reserve track in Portimao on Nov. 22, the promoters said on Monday.The Algarve International Circuit will host MotoGP's first race in Portugal since 2012 and will see KTM Tech 3 rider Miguel Oliveira race on home turf in the premier class for the first time.

24 new community COVID-19 cases in Singapore, 17 linked to Changi Airport cluster Yio Chu Kang Primary School to conduct home-based learning after student tests positive for COVID-19 Jewel Changi Airport, Terminals 1 and 3 to be closed to public as COVID-19 testing continues

AdvertisementAdvertisement"It's big news for us, we signed an agreement in 2017 with Portimao to be the reserve circuit for any kinds of cancellations, and we've been in contact with them all this time," Dorna Sports CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta said in a statement.

"Portugal has a long history in our sport and there have been some historic battles in Estoril. It's something very good for us to have the possibility to go back to Portugal."The original 2020 season was set to be the longest in MotoGP's history, with 20 rounds beginning in Qatar and ending in Valencia. But several races have been axed since the Qatar opener due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. headtopics.com

Racing restarted last month with back-to-back events at the Jerez circuit in Spain, which is hosting seven of the 14 races in the revised European calendar. Circuits in Austria and Italy are set to host double-headers.AdvertisementAdvertisementFabio Quartararo of Petronas Yamaha leads the world championship standings with 59 points after three rounds, while Maverick Vinales of Yamaha is second, 17 points behind.

(Reporting by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru; Editing by Hugh Lawson) Read more: CNA »

Singapore sees ‘several important lessons’ from Tan Tock Seng Hospital COVID-19 cluster

SINGAPORE: Singapore has learnt 'several important lessons' from the COVID-19 cluster at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), among them - that the ...

MotoGP detects first coronavirus case ahead of Czech raceREUTERS: MotoGP said one person from its world championship paddock has tested positive for the new coronavirus and is in isolation ahead of the ...

Motorcycling: Zarco pips Quartararo for Czech MotoGP poleJohann Zarco claimed a surprise pole for this weekend's Czech MotoGP on Saturday three hundredths of a second ahead of championship leader Fabio ...

Motorcycling: South African rookie Brad Binder claims maiden win in Czech MotoGP race on 'insane' bikeBRNO, CZECH REPUBLIC (AFP, REUTERS) - Brad Binder created a series of firsts as he won the Czech MotoGP on Sunday (Aug 9), ahead of Italian Franco Morbidelli on Yamaha's satellite SRT bike and Frenchman Johan Zarco on a Ducati-Avintia.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Foggia wins maiden MotoGP in Czech RepublicBRNO, Czech Republic: Italy's Dennis Foggia of Honda won his first motorcycle Grand Prix in Brno on Sunday (Aug 9) while second placed Albert ...

Football: Atletico confirm two COVID-19 positives before Champions League tripREUTERS: Two members of Atletico Madrid's group set to travel to Portugal for the Champions League quarter-finals have tested positive for ...

Da Costa wins electric Formula E title in BerlinREUTERS: Portugal 's Antonio Felix da Costa won the all-electric Formula E series with two rounds to spare on Sunday after finishing second in the ...