MotoGP has joined hands with Two Wheels For Life charity for its next Virtual Spanish GP, where they will play the 2020 game with Moto2 and Moto3 joining in too.
After the success with the first two Virtual Race, MotoGP has announced its third #StayAtHomeGP under the name ‘Virtual Spanish GP, which is scheduled to take place on May 3 at 15:00. The ESports event will be held at the Jerez circuit.
It will be the first time that the 2020 edition of the MotoGP game will be used by the riders after it was launched on April 23. The Virtual Race will see the addition of Moto2 and Moto3 as well, to make it a full-round championship event for the fans to enjoy.
Looking at the grid for the Virtual Spanish GP, Honda will continue to field its two riders with Marc and Alex Marquez to represent them – they are the only team allowed to have both their riders as they are the reigning MotoGP champions.
Staying on from the last Virtual Race at Red Bull Ring are Ducati’s Danilo Petrucci, Yamaha’s Maverick Vinales, Petronas Yamaha SRT’s Fabio Quartararo, Pramac Racing’s Francesco Bagnaia and Avintia Racing’s Tito Rabat.
Making his debut in the event will be Lorenzo Savadori representing Aprilia, while Suzuki’s Alex Rins makes a return after competing in Round 1 along with Tech 3 KTM’s Miguel Oliveira and Iker Lecuona – the duo will represent the Austrian manufacturer.
MotoGP will run for 13 laps, whereas Moto2 and Moto3 will be for eight laps each, with the latter starting the event, followed by the intermediate class and finally the premier category. Fans can watch on motogp.com and esport.motogp.com.
Aside that, selected TV broadcasters will also continue to televise it, while social media platforms like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram will continue to showcase the ESports races.
The grid for Moto2 has:
Red Bull KTM Ajo: Jorge Martin
Flexbox HP 40: Lorenzo Baldassarri
Italtrans Racing Team: Enea Bastianini
American Racing: Marcos Ramirez
Beta Tools Speed Up: Jorge Navarro
Liqui Moly Intact GP: Marcel Schrötter
Aspar Team: Aron Canet
Petronas Sprinta Racing: Jake Dixon
NTS RW Racing GP: Bo Bendsneyder
Sky Racing Team VR46: Luca Marini
The grid for Moto3 has:
Aspar Team Gaviota: Albert Arenas
Leopard Racing: Dennis Foggia
SIC58 Squadra Corse: Niccolo Antonelli
Kömmerling Gresini Moto3: Gabriel Rodrigo
Rivacold Snipers Team: Tony Arbolino
Red Bull KTM Ajo: Raul Fernandez
Estrella Galicia 0,0: Sergio Garcia
Red Bull KTM Tech 3: Deniz Oncu
Sterilgarda Max Racing Team: Alonso Lopez
BOE Skull Rider Facile Energy: Ricardo Rossi
Here’s where fans can donate towards COVID-19 relief: https://donate.twowheelsforlife.org/public/
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