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2020-03-21 06:30

Sean Parker


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Motorsport fans are among the big losers as the coronavirus pandemic has forced the Formula 1, MotoGP, IndyCar, World Endurance Championship, and many others to postpone or even cancel races. 

The Australian F1 Grand Prix was called off mere hours before the start of first practice. Before that, the opening race of the MotoGP season in Qatar was also cancelled as organisers did not want to risk the spread of the virus. 

With no clear indication from F1 organisers of when racing will resume, we thought we'd hook you up with some motorsport content on DSTV's Catch Up channel. 

Five motorsport documentaries to get you through the quarantine

Located via your decoder or Now.DSTV.com it lists what motorsport is available for viewing and includes a review of the 2019 F1 season. There are also several MotoGP shows including a series on eight-time GP world champion Marc Marquez, and an in-depth look at the Red Bull KTM MotoGP team. 

Last but not least, there is a show called Brad Binder Reflections in which the South African rider looks back at the 2019 Moto2 campaign, and looks ahead to his move to the premier class as a factory rider with Red Bull KTM. 

Be sure to also have a look at your DSTV guide here, to view which motorsport reruns will be aired over the weekend. 

Happy viewing!


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