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MotoGP News: Riders split on plan to hold test before first race

Suzuki rider Alex Rins says he'd rather go straight into racing when the coronavirus-delayed MotoGP season begins instead of having a test before the first event. The outbreak of COVID-19 has delayed the 2020 season and forced the postponement or cancellation of the first 11 scheduled races of the original calendar. MotoGP has set out plans to begin racing on 19 and 26 July at Jerez, pending approval from the Spanish Government. In March, KTM boss Pit Beirer told Autosport that a test prior to the first race had been planned. Though nothing has officially been organised, a one-day test on 15 July at Jerez is expected to be scheduled soon. Asked if he thinks riders will need some time on...
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