Millions of fans got dishearten when MotoGP decided to cancel the races due to the COVID pandemic but now they are back with good news for their fans around the world. They have released the much awaited 2020 MotoGP Calendar. Around 17 races will take place between July 2020 and December 2020.
About MotoGP :
MotoGP or Grand Prix Motorcycle Racing is the most famous motorcycle racing event in the world. It is comparable to the formula1 race. The first such race was organized by Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme in 1949. Dorna Sports owns the commercial rights of the race while FIM remains as the sports sanctioning body.
MotoGP motorcycles are purpose-built bikes. That cannot be purchased or ridden in public, legally. A Grand Prix Championship is currently divided into four classes :
MotoGP, Moto2, and Moto3 use four-stroke engines, while all-new MotoE (2019) class uses electric motors, similar to the Formula E. The last season comprised of total 19 races; 12 took place in Europe and three in Asia, two in America and one-one race in Australia and the Middle East respectively.
This year’s season will start in Spain (Circuito de Jerez- Angel Nieto) on 19th July, 2020 with Gran Premio Red Bull de Espana and the Gran Premio Red Bull de Andalucía on July 26th. Then we will move to the Czech Republic, Austria, Styria in the next three weeks. After that sixth and seventh rounds will be hosted by Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli ( the Gran Premio di San Marino.) and Emilia Romangna, on consecutive weekends. After the seventh round, the rescheduled Gran Premi Monster Energy De Catalunya at the Circuit de Barcelona will take place just one week later.Below is the official 2020 MotoGP calendar shared by motogp.com
MotoGP will move to France on 11th October with the rescheduled SHARK Helmets Grand Prix de France taking place at Le Mans. The other Confirmed races are:
- Aragon-MotorLand Aragon on 18th October.
- Teruel- MotorLand Aragon on 25th October.
- Europe- Comunitat Valenciana on 8th November.
- Comunitat Valenciana on 15th November.
Other remaining four races which are going to held in America, Argentina, Thailand, Malaysia will all be confirmed before July 31st.
Furthermore, broadcasting in India will be done by Sony Sports Network & Asian fans will be able to watch the live telecast on Fox Sports Asia.Meanwhile, MotoGP live-stream will be available on Sonyliv.com & on Sonyliv App. Other updates, you can follow on MotoGP.com