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Riders call for COTA resurfacing

MotoGP riders have called for the Circuit of the Americas to be completely resurfaced for next year, after attempts to smoothen the track's bumps failed. The 3.3-mile Austin circuit was treated with diamond-grinding trucks prior to last weekend's race, after widespread complaints from the grid during last year's event regarding the bumps. However, the process failed to reduce the severity of the circuit's many bumps, with some even saying the situation has deteriorated further from 2017. Yamaha's Valentino Rossi called the circuit a 'disaster”, while teammate Maverick Vinales said racing on the circuit will become difficult should it not be resurfaced. “I...
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