Further MotoGP calendar changes as Argentina is rescheduled

News 12 Mar 2020

Further MotoGP calendar changes as Argentina is rescheduled

Premier class season-opener delayed until May.

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Further adjustments to the 2020 MotoGP World Championship have been made, with the Argentina round now rescheduled to take place in November, delaying the start of the series for the premier class to May.

Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, the event will now take place on 20-22 November, prompting an additional change to Valencia’s finale, which will take place on 27-29 November.

The Grand Prix of the Americas retains its new date from the 13-15 November, a week before the rescheduled Argentina stop.

Following these schedule changes, the 2020 MotoGP class season is now set to begin at Jerez in Spain from 1-3 May.

Revised 2020 MotoGP calendar:
Rd1 – 8 March – Losail International Circuit, Qatar (Moto2 and Moto3 only)
Rd2 – 3 May – Circuito de Jerez – Ángel Nieto, Spain
Rd3 – 17 May – Le Mans, France
Rd4 – 31 May – Autodromo del Mugello, Italy
Rd5 – 7 June – Barcelona, Spain
Rd6 – 21 June – Sachsenring, Germany
Rd7 – 28 June -TT Circuit Assen, The Netherlands
Rd8 – 12 July – KymiRing, Finland
Rd9 – 9 August – Automotodrom Brno, Czech Republic
Rd10 – 16 August – Red Bull Ring, Austria
Rd11 – 30 August – Silverstone, Great Britain
Rd12 – 13 September – Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, San Marino
Rd13 – 27 September – MotorLand Aragón, Spain
Rd14 – 4 October – Chang International Circuit, Thailand
Rd15 – 18 October – Twin Ring Motegi, Japan
Rd16 – 25 October – Philip Island, Australia
Rd17 – 1 November – Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia
Rd18 – 15 November – Circuit of the Americas, USA
Rd19 – 22 November – Termas de Rio Hondo, Argentina
Rd20 – 29 November – Valencia, Spain

Source: CycleOnline.com.au

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