2019 MotoGP Calendar: 19-Round Schedule

Yamaha Valentino Rossi into 2019 MotoGP Calendar
Yamaha's Valentino Rossi

2019 MotoGP Calendar & Testing Schedule

Just ahead of round 13 at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM, International Motorcycling Federation) released the 2019 MotoGP Calendar.

The schedule once again features 19 rounds, and mirrors the 2018 calendar. Debuting on the 2018 schedule was Thailand’s Chang International Circuit, a track that has hosted World Superbike since 2015.

Yamaha Valentino Rossi into 2019 MotoGP Calendar
Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi

The 2019 season begins one-week earlier than 2018, with the opening round at Qatar’s Losail International Circuit (evening race) going green on March 10. The season will once again conclude in Valencia on November 17.

Also included is the 2019 MotoGP test schedule, which begins with the traditional post-season testing session at Valencia.

2019 MotoGP Calendar: 19-round schedule Marc Marquez
Honda’s Marc Marquez

This where riders making manufacturer transitions can officially begin testing their new motorcycles. The highlight of the post-season test at Valencia will be Ducati Team’s Jorge Lorenzo, who joins Marc Marquez on the Repsol Honda team following two years aboard the Ducati Desmosedici.

2019 MotoGP Calendar

Round/DateEventTrackCountry
1.     3/10/19Qatar GPLosail International CircuitQatar
2.     3/31/19Argentina GPTermas de Rio HondoArgentina
3.     4/14/19Americas GPCircuit of the AmericasUnited States
4.     5/5/19Spanish GPCircuito de Jerez-Angel NietoSpain
5.     5/15/19French GPLe MansFrance
6.     6/2/19Italian GPAutodromo di MugelloItaly
7.     6/16/19Catalunya GPCircuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain
8.     6/30/19Dutch GPTT Circuit AssenThe Netherlands
9.     7/7/19German GPSachsenringGermany
10.  8/4/19Czech GPAutomotodrom BrnoCzech Republic
11.  8/11/19Austrian GPRed Bull Ring – SpielbergAustria
12.  8/25/19British GPSilverstone CircuitUnited Kingdom
13.  9/15/19San Marino GPMisano World Circuit Marco SimoncelliSan Marino
14.  9/22/19Aragon GPMotorLand AragonSpain
15.  10/6/19Thai GPChang International CircuitThailand
16.  10/20/19Japanese GPTwin Ring MotegiJapan
17.  10/27/19Australian GPPhillip Island CircuitAustralia
18.  11/3/19Malaysian GPSepang International CircuitMalaysia
19.  11/17/19Valencia GPCircuit Ricardo TormoSpain

2019 MotoGP Testing Schedule

TestEventTrackCountry
11/20-21/18Valencia TestCircuit Ricardo TormoSpain
11/28-29/18Jerez TestCircuito de Jerez-Angel NietoSpain
2/1-3/19Sepang ShakedownSepang International CircuitMalaysia
2/23-25/19Qatar TestLosail International CircuitQatar