The MotoGP 2023 calendar is the schedule of the races and events of the premier class of motorcycle racing in the world. The MotoGP 2023 season will feature 20 Grands Prix in 18 countries, including a new destination: India. The season will start in March and end in November, with a mix of traditional and modern circuits.
Season Opener: Portugal
The MotoGP 2023 season will kick off with the Portuguese Grand Prix at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimão, from March 24 to 26. This will be the second time that the circuit hosts a MotoGP race, after making its debut in 2020 as a replacement for other cancelled events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The circuit is known for its elevation changes, fast corners and long straight.
New Destination: India
The biggest novelty of the MotoGP 2023 calendar is the inclusion of India as a new host country for the sport. The Indian Grand Prix will take place at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida, from September 22 to 24, coinciding with Round 13 of the season. The circuit, which opened in 2011, has previously hosted Formula One races from 2011 to 2013, as well as other international and national motorsport events. The circuit is characterized by its long back straight, technical turns and wide run-off areas.
Classic Venues: Spain, Italy and France
The MotoGP 2023 calendar will also feature some of the most iconic and historic venues of the sport, such as Jerez, Mugello, Le Mans and Assen. These circuits have been part of the MotoGP calendar for decades, and have witnessed some of the most memorable moments and battles of the sport. These circuits are also popular among fans and riders alike, for their atmosphere, layout and challenges.
Season Finale: Valencia
The MotoGP 2023 season will come to an end with the Valencia Grand Prix at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Cheste, from November 10 to 12. This will be the 23rd consecutive year that the circuit hosts the final round of the season, since 2002. The circuit is a tight and twisty track, with a short straight and several overtaking opportunities. The circuit is also famous for its stadium-like grandstands, which offer a great view of the action.
FAQ about the Calendario MotoGP 2023
Q: How can I watch the MotoGP races?
A: You can watch the MotoGP races live or on demand on various platforms, depending on your country and region. Some of the official broadcasters are DAZN, Sky Sport, BT Sport, ServusTV, Canal+, Fox Sports and ESPN. You can also watch all sessions live or on demand on MotoGP.com with a VideoPass subscription.
Q: How can I get tickets for the MotoGP races?
A: You can get tickets for the MotoGP races online or at the circuit box office, depending on availability and regulations. You can find more information about ticket prices, categories and packages on MotoGP.com or on each circuit’s website.
Q: How can I follow the MotoGP news and updates?
A: You can follow the MotoGP news and updates on various sources, such as MotoGP.com, social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube), official apps (MotoGP Official App, Live Timing App), podcasts (Last On The Brakes) and magazines (MotoGP Magazine).