MotoGP: Day of Champions to return at 2021 British Grand Prix

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The Day of Champions fundraising event which runs alongside the MotoGP British Grand Prix at Silverstone will return this season.

The event, created by Two Wheels for Life, the official charity of MotoGP, traditionally takes place on the Thursday of the British GP at Silverstone, but was cancelled alongside the entire event due to the pandemic. This year’s event will also take on a slightly different format due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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This year’s activities take place across the four days – August 26-29 – and begins with the annual ride-in. The riders who sign-up for the activity will begin at Willoughby Cafe, Rugby, at 9am and ride through the English countryside to Silverstone.

Once they arrive at the circuit, the riders will then get the chance to head onto the famous circuit for a track session, led by Two Wheels for Life co-founder, and four-time 500cc runner-up, Randy Mamola, former 500cc rider Niall Mackenzie and British Superstock rider Taylor Mackenzie, along with former MotoGP rider John Hopkins.

Over the weekend the MotoGP fundraising memorabilia auction will take place on the Monster Energy stage and Silverstone’s Mainstage, in the hope of raising money for the charity. Details will be shared over the coming weeks of some of the MotoGP memorabilia that will be up for auction.

Two Wheels will announce which riders and guests will be appearing on stage for insider chat, track tales and paddock banter soon.

The Monster Energy British Grand Prix takes place at Silverstone with the track action getting underway on Friday August 27.

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