Japan’s 2022 MotoGP event is threatened after Typhoon Nanmadol approaches an area in Japan / Photo: INDIA in F1
However, the organizers are still optimistic about the series of free practice sessions, qualifications, and races MotoGP Japan 2022 on 23-25 September 2022 will be on schedule. For your information, the race which took place at the Motegi Twin Ring Circuit several times was threatened with cancellation.
This is because the organizers are haunted by a typhoon with sustained wind speeds of up to 240 km / h called Nanmadol. Last week, this typhoon hit the southernmost of Japan’s four islands, Kyushu.
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Ironically, in that case, four people died, hundreds were injured, and the entire population was evacuated. The typhoon, which is classified by the US Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) as a super typhoon, also threatens the Japanese MotoGP which will be held at the Motegi Circuit.
The plan is that all crew, team and cargo flights throughout the MotoGP range on Monday will be postponed. Today, there is the “sister” of Typhoon Nanmadol which is slowly approaching in Southern Japan. This typhoon is much smaller and has yet to be named.
The government also plans to evacuate a small part of the local population. Because this intensity is less and only around the northeast coast of Japan.
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Meanwhile, the rain continues to pour on the Motegi Circuit. Meteorologists predict some rain until tomorrow Saturday.
However, there is a chance that it will not rain on Sunday. This opens the hopes of the racers to race on dry tracks.