Since posting this story on March 5th, the FIM, IRTA and Dorna jointly announced another update, including the 2020 Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas being rescheduled to November. Read the full story here. And then on March 11, the schedule was updated again to move three more events. Read that updated 2020 MotoGP and WorldSBK schedules story here.
Key changes have been made to the 2020 MotoGP calendar, including a new date for the OR Thailand Grand Prix and Gran Premio de Aragon. And the premier class will now kick off their season in *Austin over the weekend of April 4-5 in four weeks’ time.
*UPDATE on March 10, 2020: The Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas Rescheduled to November
With the latest revised schedule, the 2020 MotoGP season will kick off in Argentina on April 17-19.
The 2020 MotoGP calendar has officially been updated with the addition of a new date for the OR Thailand Grand Prix after it was postponed earlier in the week due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The premier class will now kick off their season in Austin over the weekend of April 4-5 in four weeks’ time.
MotoGP will now head to the Chang International Circuit in Buriram over the weekend of October 3-4. This was the original date for the Gran Premio de Aragon, therefore, MotorLand Aragon is moved a weekend earlier, to September 26-27.
Aside from that, the calendar remains the same with 19 MotoGP races and 20 Moto2 and Moto3 races, starting this weekend at the QNB Qatar Grand Prix. Here’s the updated schedule for the MotoGP class:
Updated 2020 MotoGP Class Schedule
4/5 (Rnd 1) Austin, TX
4/19 (Rnd 2) Termas de Rio Hondo, Argentina
5/3 (Rnd 3) Jerez, Spain
5/17 (Rnd 4) Le Mans, France
5/31 (Rnd 5) Mugello, Italy
6/7 (Rnd 6) Barcelona-Catalunya
6/21 (Rnd 7) Sachsenring, Germany
6/28 (Rnd 8) Assen, The Netherlands
7/12 (Rnd 9) Iitti, Finland
8/9 (Rnd 10) Brno, Czech Republic
8/16 (Rnd 11) Spielberg, Austria
8/30 (Rnd 12) Silverstone, England
9/13 (Rnd 13) Misano, San Marino
9/27 (Rnd 14) Aragon, Spain
10/4 (Rnd 15) Buriram, Thailand
10/18 (Rnd 16) Motegi, Japan
10/25 (Rnd 17) Phillip Island, Australia
11/1 (Rnd 18) Sepang, Malaysia
11/15 (Rnd 19) Valencia, Spain
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