Dorna has filed a formal claim against the KymiRing circuit over outstanding debts after the scheduled premier race in Finland was again cancelled. According to the original plan, the first race at this venue was supposed to take place in 2020, but it was canceled due to the epidemic. In addition, due to the financial problems of the organizers, work on the race track was greatly delayed. Until this year, we did not see the race in Finland, as it was postponed for the third time. The Finnish newspaper Yle announced that in the meantime, two companies that participated in the construction should declare bankruptcy, as they did not receive payment for the work. Now, according to the organizers, they are supposed to "hit" Dorna as well. They have now joined the list of creditors who demand repayment of funds from them. No
The International Motorcycle Federation (FIM) announced today that races in Finland, the Netherlands and Germany will not appear on the new racing calendar for this season. These three races are definitely canceled this year. Due to the Coronavirus epidemic, this year's season will not start until at least August. All the first eleven races according to the original calendar have already been postponed or canceled. It is already clear that this year the racers in the elite motorcycle class will not be hosted by the racetrack in Qatar. Namely, maintenance works are planned there later this year. The other ten races, however, were initially only postponed, although the Finnish test had previously been under great question, as they still had not received approval from the FIM. Subject to restrictive measures also related to travel
Dorna has announced a new date for this year's off-season testing at the new Finnish KymiRing racetrack. After we reported yesterday that the planned testing was supposed to be moved to Misano due to delays in completing the construction of the said racetrack. As already mentioned, it was initially planned that the MotoGP class racers would test the new racetrack for the first time in a two-day test between August 29.8 and August 30.8.2019, 2017. The organizers of the race in Finland signed a five-year contract with Dorna a few years ago, with which the first race is expected to take place in the 2020 season. The implementation of the race in the XNUMX season is now also in question. According to Dorna, the racetrack must provide the team with a test before the first race. Still, it was supposed to be a trail
The KymiRing racetrack, which is set to host the MotoGP class race for the first time in Finland in the 2020 season, is said to be in great question after delays in completing the construction of the racetrack have forced organizers to cancel scheduled summer testing. According to the original plans, the MotoGP class caravan should visit the racetrack at the end of August this year (August 29.8-30.8.2019, XNUMX), when two-day tests would take place here. Today, however, the teams were informed that the racetrack would not be ready in due time. The planned tests will thus be hosted by the racetrack in Misan. In addition, there will be three more Monday tests after the season after the races in Jerez, Barcelona and Brno. At Dorna, however, they have not yet ruled out the possibility that the planned tests could only be carried out on
The calendar of the MotoGP class races of the 2019 season will also be joined by the Finnish Grand Prix, after Dorna signed a five-year contract to organize races at the KymiRing racetrack. The newly built racetrack is located in Litti and is expected to be on the calendar next season, but as Thailand joins the list of venues for the 2018 season, the Finns have decided to postpone the first race for one year. The KymiRing, which is currently under construction, will be 4.8 kilometers long and will consist of 15 bends. The set-up was designed by Alex Wurz, a former Formula One racer. MotoGP will be on Finnish soil for the first time since 1982, when the last race for the World Championship took place there at the Imatra racetrack.
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