Silverstone, EN runganSport — The final British MotoGP series was canceled after previously being postponed several times.
British MotoGP was canceled due to heavy rain that swept the circuit area, making a lot of points in the waterlogged circuit quite a lot.
This condition is caused by the Silverstone track new asphalt.
“Yes (cancellation) is a direct result of the new (asphalt) surface of the track,” Race Direction, Mike Webb said.
This cancellation was officially issued after all parties had an intense meeting since the first postponement.
Including the opinions of the drivers are also heard and they say the track is very dangerous and not worthy of use.
“The MotoGP Security Commission has decided that the circuit is not in a safe condition for racing use.
We are disappointed and, not only is the race ruined, but everyone is here,” explained the host rider, Cal Crutchlow.
One of the officials in the MotoGP Safety Commission, Loris Capirossi also explained that all racers agreed that the dangerous track was used by the race.
“Drivers say the track conditions are really dangerous because of the Aquaplanning (puddles on the track).
This weekend’s British GP cancellation incident became the first event after the Austrian series in the 1980s due to snow. (DN/eV)