2008 provisional MotoGP calendar announced

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The provisional calendar for the 2008 MotoGP world championship has been released today in Laguna Seca.

As was widely anticipated, the series remains an 18-round championship, with Indianapolis replacing the Turkish GP at the Istanbul Park.

The season will kick off in Qatar again on March 9, and the British GP at Donington Park will take place on June 22.

Full provisional calendar
March 9         Losail, Qatar
March 30        Jerez, Spain
April 20        Estoril, Portugal
May 4           Shanghai, China
May 18  Le Mans, France
June 1          Mugello, Italy
June 8          Catalunya, Spain
June 22 Donington Park, GB
June 28*        Assen, Holland
July 13         Sachsenring, Germany
July 20         Laguna Seca, USA
August 17       Brno, Czech Republic
August 31       Misano, San Marino
September 14    Indianapolis, USA
September 28    Phillip Island, Australia
October 5       Motegi, Japan
October 19      Sepang, Malaysia
November 2      Valencia, Spain

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Matthew Birt

By Matthew Birt