Motorcycle Racing News 2012 MotoGP Schedule (Provisional)

2012 MotoGP Schedule (Provisional)

2012 MotoGP

The FIM released the provisional 2012 MotoGP calendar Tuesday. No additional tracks were added to the 18-race schedule.

Germany is still on the schedule, but the track is to be determined; the usual Nurburgring is up on the contract.

Many rounds were switched around from the 2011 schedule, with the US rounds (Laguna Seca, Indinapolis Motor Speedway) running back-to-back: Laguna Seca on July 29 and Indy on Aug. 19.

Also like last year, the two races that don’t feature support classes (Moto2 and 125cc) will be the Netherlands and the USGP at Laguna Seca. It is likely that AMA Pro Racing, which includes AMA Superbike, AMA Daytona Sportbike and AMA Supersport, will run in conjunction with MotoGP at Laguna.

2012 MotoGP Schedule (provisional)

  1. April 15 / Qatar*: Doha/Losail
  2. April 29 / Spain (STC): Jerez de la Frontera
  3. May 6 / Portugal (STC): Estoril
  4. May 20 / France: Le Mans
  5. June 3 / Catalunya: Catalunya
  6. June 17 / Great Britain: Silverstone
  7. June 30 / Netherlands**: Assen
  8. July 8 / Germany (STC): TBC
  9. July 15 / Italy: Mugello
  10. July 29 / United States***: Laguna Seca
  11. August 19 / Indianapolis: Indianapolis Motor Speedway
  12. August 24 / Czech Republic: Brno
  13. September 16 / San Marino & Riviera di Rimini: Misano
  14. September 30 / Aragon: Motorland
  15. October 14 / Japan: Motegi
  16. October 21 / Malaysia: Sepang
  17. October 28 / Australia: Phillip Island Ricard Tormo
  18. November 11 / Valencia: 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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