As expected, the Thai GP, scheduled in Buriram on October 17, is also cancelled. The calendar is reduced to 18 races with the two double races in Losail and the Red Bull Ring.
They remain for the moment isolated the Grand Prix in the United States, in Ustin, on October 3, and the Malaysian GP on October 24. Will they be held? Does it make sense to do them considering the cost? All questions to which, at the moment, it is not possible to give an answer.
The oress release:
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The FIM, IRTA and Dorna Sports regret to announce the cancellation of the OR Thailand Grand Prix, which was set to take place at Chang International Circuit from the 15th to the 17th of October. Despite the best efforts of all parties involved, the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and resulting restrictions have obliged the cancellation of the event.
The FIM MotoGPTM World Championship looks forward to returning to race in front of the incredibly passionate Buriram crowd in 2022.
A replacement event is currently under consideration and any updates regarding a possible substitute will be published as soon as available.
The updated 2021 calendar