Portuguese Moto GP without spectators

By TPN/Lusa, in Sport · 06-11-2020 01:00:00 · 1 Comments

The Portuguese Moto GP Grand Prix, taking place between 20 and 22 November in Portimão, will not be open to the public, the Prime Minister announced at the end of an extraordinary council of ministers, as part of the response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The promoter has already been told that the Moto GP will not have any spectators. We cannot take risks again, and therefore it is not authorised on this occasion”, said António Costa.

The head of the government was referring to the Formula 1 Grand Prix, which took place from 23 to 25 October on the same circuit and to the images of concentrations of people in the stands not respecting social distances.

“What happened during the Portuguese Grand Prix was absolutely unacceptable and unrepeatable,” said António Costa, noting that the race took place in contrast to what was observed in cultural, political and sporting activities, in which “everything was well organised, the rules were followed and there were no

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Sorry to all the Moto GP crews, riders and fans.
There should be the option to attend, knowing the risks (if there are any) or not. I understand people are becoming worried they might die from a virus. But let the individual decide their risk or fate not the misinformed government.

F1 was good to see back in Portugal. So what if the fans sat close to each other, they had fun and enjoyed the event like the good old days.

If the world continues along this path of covid vaccinemongery, we may as well cancel everything enjoyable.

RIP freedom

By Doug from Other on 11-11-2020 11:47
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