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MotoGP: 2011 Provisional Schedule

2011 MotoGP

The provisional 2011 MotoGP calendar was released today with no additional tracks added to the 18-race schedule.

The two races that don’t feature support classes (Moto2 and 125cc) will be the Netherlands and the USGP at Laguna Seca. It was recently confirmed that AMA Pro Racing, which includes AMA Superbike, AMA Daytona Sportbike and AMA Supersport, will be running alongside MotoGP at the USGP.

Also, the Japanese Grand Prix in Motegi will be back in it’s normal spot of third on the 2011 MotoGP schedule; this year, the race was moved up in the season due to volcanic eruptions.

Following is the 2011 MotoGP Schedule:

Date              Grand Prix           Circuit

March 20       Qatar*                 Losail
April 3           Spain                   Jerez
April 24         Japan                   Motegi
May 1            Portugal               Estoril
May 15          France                  Le Mans
June 5           Catalunya             Catalunya
June 12         Great Britain         Silverstone
June 25         Netherlands**       Assen
July 3            Italy                     Mugello
July 17          Germany               Sachsenring
July 24          United States***   Laguna Seca
Aug. 14         Czech Republic       Brno
Aug. 28         Indianapolis           Indianapolis
Sept. 4          San Marino &         Misano                   
                    Riviera di Rimini   
Sept. 18        Aragon                  MotorLand
Oct. 16          Australia               Phillip Island
Oct. 23          Malaysia               Sepang
Nov. 6            Valencia               Ricardo Tormo – Valencia

* Evening race
** Saturday race
*** Only MotoGP class

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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