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MotoGP News: Bikes on track for first time since February as KTM runs Red Bull Ring test

KTM broke the silence of the coronavirus-forced shutdown on MotoGP by completing a two-day private test at Austrian Grand Prix venue the Red Bull Ring this week. MotoGP has been on enforced shutdown since the beginning of March, after the COVID-19 crisis forced the opening race in Qatar to be cancelled and subsequent 10 events to be scrubbed from the schedule. Plans are in place to begin the season on 19 July at Jerez with the first of two races in a week at the Spanish GP venue. With lockdown restrictions easing across Austria, KTM took the opportunity to run Pol Espargaro and test rider Dani Pedrosa on Wednesday and Thursday with a crew of 20, who all tested negatively for COVID-19....
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