RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The fire started at around 11pm on Friday night, February 5th, with firefighters from Termas de Rio Hondo tackling the blaze along with help from other fire and rescue services from nearby towns and regions.
The cause of the fire is still unknown but it is thought to have devastated the majority of the pits, the press room and the VIP areas but fortunately it has not caused any injuries.
MotoGP had been due to visit the circuit later in the year after its initial scheduled date was postponed . . .