This perhaps comes as no great surprise.
New Zealand had already announced it was not going to be sending a team to this event this year because of uncertainty over safety surrounding the pandemic threat. The event had already been heavily diluted, with several other countries, including the United States, also indicating they would not be attending in 2020.
Despite all the efforts from the local organiser (Steve Dixon) and Infront Moto Racing, the sport’s global organising body, it was decided that there was no other viable options but to cancel the 2020 edition of MXoN due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Additionally, Infront Moto Racing have received information from nearly all of the non-European teams normally attending the event that due to COVID-19 complications of travel and quarantine protocols, they will not be able to take part in this year’s event.
Therefore, taking all these factors into consideration and with the goal to coordinate the greatest off-road event of the year at a very high level, Infront Moto Racing and the FIM have arrived to the conclusion to cancel the event and look forward to a phenomenal Monster Energy FIM MXoN in 2021.
With the MXGP of Winchester planned to be held together with the MXoN, this GP event will now take place on September 30 in Mantova as the MXGP of Città di Mantova featuring a back-to-back MXGP race in Mantova, which will place on September 30 and October 4.
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