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
problems”.