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MotoGP extends its calendar for 2022 to 21 Grands Prix, two more than in 2021

The longest calendar in history. The International Motorcycle Federation (FIM) has presented the provisional calendar for the MotoGP Wo


The longest calendar in history. The International Motorcycle Federation (FIM) has presented the provisional calendar for the MotoGP World Championship with 21 races scheduled from March to November 2022.

This figure represents two more Grand Prix than in 2021, being the longest calendar so far due to the return of the circuits of Asia, America and Australia, which were absent due to the Covid-19 pandemic the previous edition.

The Moto GP World Championship is scheduled to begin on April 6 at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar and close the season at the Ricardo Tormo in Valencia on November 6.

Europe will open its circuits from April 24 in Portugal. The Algarve International Circuit will host the Portuguese Grand Prix for the third consecutive year by joining in 2020 to cover the spaces that the pandemic had caused.

The Spanish circuits will host the Spanish Grand Prix at the Jérez-Ángel Nieto Circuit on May 1, the Catalan Grand Prix on June 5 and the Aragon Grand Prix on September 18.

MotoGP continues to wait for the launch of two new circuits. Mandalika International Street Circuit in Indonesia and KymiRing in Finland, are planning to open their doors but are still waiting to pass the FIM safety homologation. The return to the Rio Hondo Hot Springs Circuit in Argentina could also be fulfilled in the next edition after being canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic and in 2021 due to works after a fire in the paddock.

The FIM has clarified in a statement that all dates and events, as well as the attendance of spectators, are subject to the evolution of the pandemic and to the approval of the corresponding governments and authorities.

The 2021 MotoGP Championship still has three circuits pending until the end of its season, including the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia that will conclude the 2021 course.

In Spain, both MotoGP and Formula 1 can be seen through Movistar and Dazn, as a result of the agreement reached between the telecommunications company and the platform over-the-top (OTT) to share content.