- T​he Red Bull Ring in Austria (pictured) will host two races again this season (Credit: MotoGP)

A​ustrian MotoGP rounds to be open to fans

T​he sport's commercial rights holder, Dorna, confirmed that there would be no restriction on fans coming to the Austrian events.

M​otoGP's Austrian races are set to be open to capacity crowds it has been confirmed.

D​orna Sports said they were "delighted to confirm that both the Michelin Grand Prix of Styria and the Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich will welcome back fans" when the motorcycling circus returns to the country in mid August.

T​he only critieria for being able to attend the event are that you are either vaccinated, tested for or recovered from COVID-19.

T​he same statement from Dorna also said that the MotoGP paddock will contine as a secure bubble and as such will not be open to fans just yet.

M​otoGP held two races in Austria last season in the wake of COVID, where Andrea Dovizioso and Miguel Oliveira won the Austrian and Styrian Grands Prix respectively.

M​otoGP returns to Austria starting the 8th August with the Styrian Grand Prix, and the Motorrad Grosser Pris von Osterreich coming a week later.

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