Last week, the mayor of Jerez, Mamen Sanchez, had considered opening the MotoGP and Superbike races to the public in early August and had decided to meet with Carmelo Ezpeleta to assess the possibility.
Today, the news arrived that all three events will be held behind closed doors, something that Dorna, the Andalusian government, and the Jerez city council decided on unanimously. The MotoGP and Superbike will, therefore, race on the Spanish track, but without spectators in the stands.
The presence of spectators would have forced the Circuit to increase the expenses incurred for the three events. Furthermore, there has been a slight increase in the number of Covid cases in the past few days, according to what was reported by local media, which also includes the areas near Aragon and Malaga.