MotoGP presents updated 2017 calendar
7 December 2016 – MotoGP organisers have presented an updated calendar for the 2017 season, with the German Grand Prix brought forward to early July, creating a longer summer break.
Germany was originally given a July 16 race slot, three weeks after the Dutch TT, and three weeks before the Czech Grand Prix, but it is now scheduled to take place on July 2.
As a result of the date change, MotoGP is set to break for over a month in the middle of the campaign, with almost five weeks sitting between the Sachsenring and Brno rounds.
All other dates remain as they were on the provisional calendar.
Updated 2017 MotoGP calendar:
26 March - Qatar* (Losail)
9 April - Argentina (Río Hondo)
23 April - Americas (Circuit of the Americas)
7 May - Spain (Jerez)
21 May - France (Le Mans)
4 June - Italy (Mugello)
11 June - Catalunya (Barcelona)
25 June - Netherlands (Assen)
2 July - Germany (Sachsenring)
6 August - Czech Republic (Brno)
13 August - Austria (Red Bull Ring)
27 August - Great Britain** (Silverstone)
10 September - San Marino (Misano)
24 September - Aragon (MotorLand)
15 October - Japan (Motegi)
22 October - Australia (Phillip Island)
29 October - Malaysia** (Sepang)
12 November - Valencia (Ricardo Tormo)
**Subject to the contract