2016 MotoGP calendar finalised

Thursday 11th February, 2016

10:53am

Author: Speedcafe.com ©

The season will kick-off next month in Qatar

The season will kick-off next month in Qatar

The FIM and Dorna have finally confirmed the full 18 race 2016 MotoGP World Championship calendar.

The confirmation follows new contracts with Brno in the Czech Republic and Jerez, Spain, which had previously been listed as provisional.

This year sees MotoGP continue with 18 events, with the addition of the Austrian Grand Prix coinciding with the axing of the Indianapolis Grand Prix.

Notably for Australian fans, the Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island on October 21-23 will clash with V8 Supercars’ Castrol Gold Coast 600.

Final 2016 MotoGP World Championship calendar

Round Date Grand Prix Venue

1

20/03 Qatar* Losail International Circuit

2

03/04 Argentina Termas de Río Hondo

3

10/04 Americas Circuit Of The Americas

4

24/04 Spain Circuito de Jerez

5

08/05 France Le Mans

6

22/05 Italy Autodromo del Mugello

7

05/06 Catalunya Barcelona-Catalunya

8

26/06 Netherlands TT Circuit Assen

9

17/07 Germany Sachsenring

10

14/08 Austria Red Bull Ring – Spielberg

11

21/08 Czech Republic Automotodrom Brno

12

04/09 Great Britain Silverstone Circuit

13

11/09 San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli

14

25/09 Aragon MotorLand Aragon

15

16/10 Japan Twin Ring Motegi

16

23/10 Australia Phillip Island

17

30/10 Malaysia Sepang International Circuit

18

13/11 Valencia Comunitat Valenciana – Ricardo Tormo

* Evening race