11 June 2020
After the long pause due to the Coronavirus emergency, which literally shocked the whole world, the 2020 calendar was made official today.
In a moment of great difficulty, Dorna did an excellent job of trying to restart the world championship! On some tracks, two races will take place a week apart, thus limiting travel and thus being able to play the greatest number of races, a number that will not exceed 18 Grand Prix.
The first stage, which follows the Grand Prix held in Qatar in which only Moto3 and Moto2 took part, will take place on the Circuit de Jerez – Angel Nieto.
Seven days later the Red Bull de Andalucía Grand Prix will take place on the same track. The fourth stage of the calendar will be held on the Brno track, where the Monster Energy Grand Prix České Republiky will take place.
On 16 August the myWorld Motorrad Grand Prix will take place on the Red Bull Ring and a week later the same track will host the Grand Prix von Styria.
Seventh and eighth appointment on the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, respectively on 13 and 20 September, where the Grand Prix of San Marino and the Riviera of Rimini and the Grand Prix of Emilia Romagna and the Riviera of Rimini will be staged.
On September 27th the MotoGP will stop at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya where the Monster Energy de Catalunya Grand Prix will take place.
The SHARK Helmets Grand Prix de France will be staged on 11 October at the Le Mans circuit.
A week later the Circus Iridato will move to the Motorlan Aragon track, where two Grands Prix will take place after a week, respectively the Michelin Grand Prix of Aragon and the Grand Prix of Teruel.
A two-week break will allow the world championship to move to the Ricardo Tormo Circuit, where there will be the fifth double Grand Prix. In fact, the European Grand Prix will be held on November 8 and the Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana Grand November.
To these 14 additional Grands Prix can be added, to be held in America, Argentina, Thailand and Malaysia. A decision will be made by July 31st. It should be noted that the 2020 Motorcycling World Championship will end on 13 December at the latest and the possible presence of the public will be determined by the policy that each host country will decide to adopt, regarding the Coronavirus emergency.
Now we can’t wait to get started!