Indy 500 move necessitates change
IRVINE, Calif. — Indianapolis Motor Speedway has announced that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic it has rescheduled the Indy 500 to Aug. 23. To accommodate the change, MotoAmerica has rescheduled its Superbikes at the Brickyard event to Oct. 9-11.
“We knew that with the current situation of the Coronavirus outbreak, more changes could be coming,” said MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey. “We understand Indy’s position on this and we’re happy to make the move to the Oct. 9-11. As our fans, racers, teams and sponsors understand, things are changing on a daily basis and we are working diligently to have a 10-round 2020 MotoAmerica Series.”
As it stands now, the Superbikes at the Brickyard event will be round nine of the 10-round series.