MotoGP announces first Virtual GP for May
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MotoGP has announced it will run its first Virtual GP to replace the postponed Spanish Grand Prix on May 3, with Moto2 and Moto3 featured on the virtual bill.
The coronavirus pandemic has wiped out the first half of the 2020 MotoGP calendar, with the Dutch TT at Assen the latest event to be postponed, after new social distancing measures in the the Netherlands left race organisers with no choice.

In lieu of real-world racing, MotoGP has run two virtual #StayAtHomeGP's on the MotoGP 19 video game, which featured a grid of 10 current MotoGP riders at Mugello and 11 at the Red Bull Ring.

The list of stars included reigning world champion Marc Marquez, seven-time premier class champion Valentino Rossi, and 2019 rookie sensation Fabio Quartararo.

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