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MotoGP: Motoland Aragon Almost Ready

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Preparation at Motorland Aragon is almost complete for Round 13 of the 2010 MotoGP Calendar, which occurs Sept. 17-19. After it was added to the calendar earlier this year, Aragon is now the fourth race of the season to occur in Spain.

Track officials say work continues at the track, and everything is expected to be ready one of the largerst sporting event of the year in Aragon, which will feature MotoGP stars such as Fiat Yamaha riders Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo, Ducati riders Casey Stoner and Nicky Hayden, and Rizla Suzuki rider Loris Capirossi.

Aragon officials say the three major areas of work being carried out smoothly and safely all the work will be completed about ten days before the Grand Prix, as expected. With respect to the stands, half are already finished and ready to celebrate the event in September. Many different tiers for fans are already installed. The larger stands have a capacity for 35,000 people and, together with the two other areas, the circuit will have a capacity for 73,000 people.

Officials say another noteworthy point is that the parking lots are almost completed. The various parking areas can accommodate the 28,000 vehicles and 18,000 motorcycles.

As for access, the track is still preparing the entry roads since the conditioning Puigmoreno road to Alcañiz. The track continues working on other points of entry to the circuit, which will be used to facilitate the arrival of fans from different geographical locations. The track has also installed booths and commentators in which journalists streamed racing circuit in the paddock.

The CEO of Motorland Aragon, Antonio Gasión states that everything is going as planned for the motorcycle race.

Antonio Gasion says: “The works are being implemented as planned and smoothly and we are very satisfied. The steps are almost installed and different access and parking areas are being developed to fulfill the initial planning which, in total security, you are ready to face the Grand Prix in September.”

Tickets are on sale at the following outlets: The English Court, Ticketmaster, Falcon Travel, Carrefour, FNAC and ServiCaixa. In addition, MotoGP fans can also buy tickets at the Welcome Center located in the racetrack Motorland whose hours are Monday through Sunday from 9 to 1:30 p.m. and 4 to 5:30 p.m.

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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