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World Superbikes finally release 2016 calendar

Published: 19 November 2015

Updated: 19 November 2015

The World Superbike championship has brought to an end months of waiting by finally released a provisional calendar for the 2016 season.

The new schedule doesn’t bring the massive shake-up expected by some in the paddock as Dorna continues to tinker with the series after their 2012 purchase of the series – but does see a return to the superbike heartland of Eastern Germany.

As announced last week, the series will now return to Lausitzring, with a raceday of 18 September, while British fans can see the series in action on it’s now-traditional 29 May slot at Donington Park.

The 2016 Motul FIM Superbike World Championship calendar is as follows:

  1. Australia – Phillip Island GP Circuit – 27-28 February
  2. Thailand – Chang International Circuit – 12-13 March
  3. Spain – MotorLand Aragón – 2-3 April
  4. The Netherlands – TT Circuit Assen – 16-17 April
  5. Italy – Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari di Imola – 30 April – 1 May
  6. Malaysia – Sepang International Circuit – 14-15 May
  7. UK – Donington Park – 28-29 May
  8. Italy – Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli – 18-19 June
  9. USA – Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca – 9-10 July ***
  10. Italy – Autodromo Nazionale di Monza – 23-24 July *
  11. Germany – Lausitzring – 17-18 September
  12. France – Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours – 1-2 October
  13. Spain – Circuito de Jerez – 15-16 October **
  14. Qatar – Losail International Circuit – 29-30 October

* Subject to homologation
** Subject to contract
*** WorldSBK only

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