Moto2 title threat Martin tests positive for COVID-19

News 11 Sep 2020

Moto2 title threat Martin tests positive for COVID-19

Spaniard will miss at least one round of 2020 season while in quarantine.

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Red Bull KTM Ajo’s Jorge Martin has been confirmed as one of two people who have tested positive to COVID-19 in the MotoGP paddock ahead of this weekend’s San Marino round of the world championship.

An official press release overnight stated that both cases are asymptomatic and have been placed in isolation, stressing that they had not entered the MotoGP paddock at Misano. The other positive result was returned for a mechanic from a different team.

A statement on Red Bull KTM Ajo confirmed the news of Moto2 contender Martin, stating that he feels well and is quarantined at home. It is unknown what this means for the health of the rest of the paddock or if Martin can return for the second round of the scheduled Misano double-header.


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