Motorcycle Racing News Volcano! 2010 MotoGP Revised Calendar

Volcano! 2010 MotoGP Revised Calendar

MotoGP Revised Calendar

The recent vulcano eruption in Iceland has resulted in an ash cloud infiltration. Air traffic control over Europe has stopped all international travel in and out of Europe. This has affected air travel in over 30 countries. As a results, motorcycle racing schedules have been impacted.

Following the postponement of the Grand Prix of Japan due to ‘force majeure’ (forces of nature), the FIM has accepted the proposal made by the Grand Prix Permanent Bureau to reschedule the MotoGP of Japan to October 3rd, 2010.

The 2010 amended calendar, due to the recent volcanic eruption in Eyjafjoell Iceland, for the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix is the following (change in bold):

Date

Grand Prix

Circuit

April 11*

Qatar

Doha/Losail

May 2

Spain

Jerez

May 23

France

Le Mans

June 6

Italy

Mugello

June 20

Great Britain

Silverstone

June 26**

Netherlands

Assen

July 4

Catalunya

Catalunya

July 18

Germany

Sachsenring

July 25***

United States

Laguna Seca

August 15

Czech Republic

Brno

August 29

Indianapolis

Indianapolis

September 5

San Marino &

Riviera di Rimini

Misano

September 19

Aragon

Motorland Aragon

October 3

Japan

Motegi

October 10

Malaysia

Sepang

October 17

Australia

Phillip Island

October 31

Portugal

Estoril

November 7

Valencia

Ricardo Tormo –

Valencia

* Night Race

** Saturday Race

*** MotoGP Class Only

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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