The Sports Authority of Thailand has confirmed that the MotoGP, scheduled to take place in Buri Ram from 20-22 March, will go ahead as planned.
With the COVID19 outbreak affecting a number of locations and events worldwide, especially in Southeast Asia, the decision required official confirmation that it could proceed.
The MotoGP in Buri Ram attracts teams, media and fans from around the world, bring much-needed income and media attention to this beautiful part of Isaan. Click to enlarge.
After consulting with the Ministry of Public Health’s Department of Disease Control, the Sports Authority of Thailand has officially communicated, on behalf of the Royal Thai government, that there is no major risk and that strict preventive measures are in place.
The FIM Grade A and FIA Grade 1 Chang International Circuit in Buri Ram in the northeast of Thailand opened in 2014 and hosted the Superbike World Championship in March 2015. The state-of-the-art circuit hosted its first MotoGP in 2018, and then again in October 2019.
The ThaiGP attracts teams, media and fans from around the world, bring much-needed income and media attention to this beautiful part of Isaan.