The first-ever World Superbike round in India has moved from its orginally scheduled date early in the season to late in the season as the final round of the series on on November 17, according to an FIM release issued this morning.

The change was to allow more time to train the marshals and medical staff at the new Buddh Circuit, the FIM says. FIM representatives have a trip to the facility scheduled for January 19-21 for final track homologation and to begin training seminars on how to run a race.

The 2013 World Superbike Schedule is as follows:

February 24 -Australia, Phillip Island
April 14 - Spain, Aragon
April 28 - Holland, Assen
May 12 - Italy, Monza
May 26 - England, Donington Park
June 9 - Portugal, Portimao (STC)
June 23 - TBA, TBA
June 30 - Italy, Imola (STC)
July 21 - Russia, Moscow Raceway
August 4 - England, Silverstone
September 1 - Germany, Nurburgring
September 29 - USA, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
October 6 - France, Magny Cours
October 20 - Spain, Jerez
November 17 - Indian, Buddh Circuit

STC = Subject to contract
TBA= To be announced

By Cycle News Staff

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