Jerez and Magny-Cours WorldSBK rounds rescheduled

News 12 Mar 2020

Jerez and Magny-Cours WorldSBK rounds rescheduled

Coronavirus prompts additional changes to the 2020 calendar.

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The Motul FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) has announced additional changes to its 2020 calendar amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, with the Jerez and Magny-Cours rounds being shifted.

The Spanish round at Jerez, initially scheduled for 27-29 March, will now take place on 23-25 October, while the French round at Magny Cours will take place a week later than planned on 2-4 October.

The FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization are working extensively with circuits and government officials following up the situation in each country and will inform accordingly in due course if there are further changes to the 2020 calendar.

Updated 2020 WorlSBK calendar:
Rd1 – 28 February-1 March – Phillip Island, Australia
Rd2 – 13-15 March – Losail, Qatar (postponed)
Rd3 – 17-19 April – Assen, The Netherlands
Rd4 – 8-10 May – Imola, Italy
Rd5 – 22-24 May – MotorLand Aragon, Spain
Rd6 – 12-14 June – Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, Italy
Rd7 – 3-5 July – Donington Park, United Kingdom
Rd8 – 31 July-2 August – Oschersleben, Germany
Rd9 – 4-6 September – Portimao, Portugal
Rd10 – 18-20 September – Catalunya, Spain
Rd11 – 2-4 October – Magny-Cours, France
Rd12 – 9-11 October – Circuito San Juan Villicum, Argentina
Rd13 – 22-23 October – Jerez, Spain

Source: CycleOnline.com.au

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