GTA Co., Ltd. announces that the 2020 AUTOBACS SUPER GT Round 4 in Thailand and 2020 AUTOBACS SUPER GT Round 5 in Malaysia will be postponed in lieu of the continued spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in Japan and Southeast Asia.
Also, with the postponement of the 2020 series Rounds 1 to 5 and the Official Tests at Fuji Speedway, the planned schedule changes for the 2020 series as of this time are as shown below. The re-scheduling of the rounds at Suzuka and in Thailand and Malaysia are now under consideration but plans still call for the holding of all eight rounds of this season.
Considerations of further changes to the schedule proposed below will continue to made with an eye on the progress of the COVID-19 pandemic and societal factors, and we will keep you informed as any changes occur.
We wish to extend our apologies to all the fans who were looking forward to these races and ask for your kind understanding in lieu of these unfortunate circumstances.
■ Proposed Changes in the 2020 AUTOBACS SUPER GT Schedule
|Date||Circuit||Pref. / Country|
|Jul. 11 (Sat.), 12 (Sun.)||Okayama International Circuit||Okayama Pref.|
|Aug. 8 (Sat.), 9 (Sun.)||Fuji Speedway||Shizuoka Pref.|
|Sept. 12 (Sat.), 13 (Sun.)||Sportsland SUGO||Miyagi Pref.|
|Oct. 24 (Sat.), 25 (Sun.)||Autopolis||Oita Pref.|
|Nov. 7 (Sat.), 8 (Sun.)||Twin Ring Motegi||Tochigi Pref.|
|Plans unfinalized||Suzuka Circuit||Mie Pref.|
|Tentative holding in Dec. or Jan.||Chang International Circuit||Thailand|
|Tentative holding in Dec. or Jan.||Sepang International Circuit||Malaysia|
□2020 AUTOBACS SUPER GT Official Test (planned)
|June 27(Sat.), 28 (Sun.)||Fuji Speedway|