Capirossi reveals 2013 MotoGP calendar

Capirossi reveals 2013 MotoGP calendar

21 September 2012 – Next year’s MotoGP race calendar has been unofficially revealed by Loris Capirossi, who in 2012 has is serving as the Safety Advisor for Dorna Sports. The Qatar night race kicks off proceedings on the earlier date of 31 March, with new races such as Argentina joining the schedule before Valencia closes the campaign on 10 November.

Whereas the return to Argentina has been confirmed, question marks remain over other possible new races such as India or Austin, Texas. The four Spanish races will remain, contrary to popular belief, and there will be two sets of triple back-to-back events.

2013 MotoGP calendar (as revealed by Loris Capirossi on Twitter):

31 Mar - Qatar / Losail *
14 Apr - TBC
21 Apr - TBC
5 May - Spain / Jerez (STC)
19 May - France / Le Mans
2 Jun - Italy / Mugello
16 Jun - Catalunya / Barcelona
29 Jun - Netherlands / Assen **
14 Jul - Germany / Sachsenring
21 Jul - USA / Laguna Seca ***
18 Aug - Indianapolis / Indianapolis
25 Aug - Czech Republic / Brno
1 Sep - Great Britain / Silverstone
15 Sep - San Marino / Misano
29 Sep - Aragón / MotorLand
13 Oct - Malaysia / Sepang
20 Oct - Australia / Phillip Island
27 Oct - Japan / Motegi
10 Nov - Valencia / Ricardo Tormo

* Night race
** Saturday race
*** MotoGP class only
STC (Subject to contract)
TBC (to be confirmed)

In the current MotoGP season, Jorge Lorenzo’s win at Misano leaves the 2010 World Champion with a 38-point lead over Dani Pedrosa, who was taken out of the race.

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