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The cancellation of the preseason tests of MotoGP in Sepang, Initially scheduled between February 16 and 18, it has caused Qatar to become the only stage for training before the start of the season. And it will do so with more days than were foreseen in the initial plan of mandrel, which assigned March 10, 11 and 12 to Losail, since the Qatari track will have two extra days of testing on March 6 and 7. In addition, it also receives the shakedown from Sepang on March 5 with the rookies and test drivers on track, with March 3 and 4 as setup days.
“Following the pre-season interruption (by Sepang), additional days have been added to the Qatar event to give teams time to catch up before the first Big prize at the end of March. Two additional trial days are added, as well as a shakedown trial day in Losail. Thus the days of official tests amount to five “, says MotoGP on its official website.
Thus, on March 5, the debutants can be seen on the track Enea Bastianini, Luca Marini and Jorge Martin together with the different testers and it will be from day 6 when there will be no restrictions for the rest of the starting drivers.
2021 preseason schedule:
March 3-4: installation
March 5: Shakedown Test – rookies and test drivers only
March 6 to 7: Official test
March 10-12: Official test
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