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MotoGP states its support for Japan

MotoGP states its support for Japan

Dorna Sports CEO, Carmelo Ezpeleta, has explained that the organisers of the Japan Grand Prix will be given the opportunity to take the decision they deem appropriate with regards to the holding of the race.

Carmelo Ezpeleta has expressed his sympathy and that of the MotoGP world at the consequences of the earthquake in Japan, which occurred last Friday. “Japan is a very important country to this Championship and we are with them during these very painful moments,” he said.

The Dorna Sports CEO has been in contact with those responsible for the organisation of the Japan Grand Prix, to be held at Motegi on April 24th. “No decision will be made until it is seen how events evolve during this week, putting the interests of Japan above what was to be the third round of the season.”

Mr Ezpeleta added: “I have had the opportunity to speak with those at the Motegi Circuit, where fortunately none of those who work there were injured. It remains to be seen how those involved deal with this terrible event. For our part we are there for whatever they need. MotoGP will do what Japan asks us.”

MotoGP, 2011

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