The MotoGP races scheduled for September at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli in eastern Italy will be the first Grands Prix of the season with an audience. The Italian organization is allowed to allow a total of ten thousand spectators per day every weekend.

In the first triple header in MotoGP - two races in Spain and one in the Czech Republic - the Grands Prix took place behind closed doors. That will also be the case for the next two weekends when there is racing in Austria.

The Northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna nevertheless gave permission to Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli - near San Marino - to allow spectators for the Grand Prix weekends of 11-13 and 18-20 September. This means that a total of 30,000 fans per weekend can sit in the stands.

"This is a decision that we very much welcome. Especially since it means that the sport will be accessible again to fans worldwide. We would like to thank the authorities for their faith in our project," the organization of the circuit said in a statement. Motorsport.com .

It is not yet known whether more Grands Prix will follow that will allow the public. On Monday it was announced that the MotoGP season will close in November in Portimão, Portugal and the organization there is striving to admit fans.

After four races, Frenchman Fabio Quartararo is in the lead in the World Cup standings with 59 points. Reigning world champion Marc Márquez, who broke his arm in the first race of the season in Spain and is still waiting for his return, is still winless.