Friday, October 1

2011 MOTOGP DATES ANNOUNCED

The new provisional 2011 MotoGP calendar has been announced by the FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme).

The 2011 Grand Prix schedule includes a new permanent venue, with Aragon – so far only a reserve circuit – added to the calendar in its own right following the successful staging of a MotoGP event there this year. The season will begin in March when the first event will be a night race at Losail in Qatar.

Date - Grand Prix - Circuit:
20th March - Qatar* - Losail
3rd April - Spain - Jerez
24th April - Japan - Motegi
1st May - Portugal - Estoril
15th May - France - Le Mans
5th June - Catalunya – Catalunya
12th June - Great Britain – Silverstone
25th June - Netherlands** - Assen
3rd July - Italy - Mugello
17th July - Germany - Sachsenring
24th July - United States*** - Laguna Seca
14th August - Czech Republic - Brno
28th August - Indianapolis - Indianapolis
4th September - San Marino & Riviera di Rimini - Misano
18th September – Aragon – Motorland
16th October - Australia - Phillip Island
23rd October - Malaysia - Sepang
6th November – Valencia - Ricardo Tormo Valencia

* Night Race
** Saturday Race
*** Only MotoGP class