Coronavirus: Assen WorldSBK postponed until August

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Assen’s WorldSBK round, a favourite with British fans, has been postponed until August due to the coronavirus outbreak.

An official statement reads:

With an ongoing international impact from the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the following change has been made to the upcoming Assen round of the 2020 Motul FIM Superbike World Championship calendar.

The FIM, Circuit Officials & Dorna WSBK Organization informs that, due to unforeseen circumstances, the Pirelli Dutch Round will be rescheduled.

Rescheduled:

Pirelli Dutch Round (previously 17th – 19th April) rescheduled for 21st – 23rd August.

FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization are continuously working with Circuits and Government Officials following up the situation in each country and will inform accordingly if there are further changes to the 2020 Calendar.

Updated calendar

8 - 10 May Italy Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari di Imola
22 - 24 May Spain MotorLand Aragón
12 - 14 June Italy Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli”
3 - 5 July United Kingdom Donington Park
31 Jul. - 2 August Germany Motorsport Arena Oschersleben
21 – 23 August The Netherlands TT Circuit Assen
4 - 6 September Portugal Autódromo Internacional do Algarve
18 - 20 September Spain Circuit de Barcelona - Catalunya
2 - 4 October France Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours
9 – 11 October Argentina Circuito San Juan Villicum
23 – 25 October Spain Circuito de Jerez - Ángel Nieto