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The 2022 MotoGP season calendar has been announced and will see 21 rounds run between March and November 2022. The season will see races in 16 different countries, including two brand new venues in Indonesia and Finland.
In 2021, French rider Fabio Quartararo won the Rider’s Title while Ducati won the Manufacturer’s Championship and the Ducati Lenovo Team won the Team title.
Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix is the premier championship of motorcycle racing. It is divided into three classes. MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3. Since 2012, the engine capacity of the bikes has been 1000cc, meaning the monster bikes reach speeds of up to 350km/h.
The record for most titles won by a MotoGP racer is held by Italian Giacomo Agostini, who won 15 MotoGP titles between 1966-75. He won eight titles in the 500cc category and seven in the 350cc category.
Since its inception in 1949, Italian drivers have won the most World Championships with 75, while the United Kingdom is behind them with 44.
Australia is sixth in the combined rankings winning a total of 11 World Championships. One of the most famous Australian riders was Mick Doohan, who won five MotoGP Championships between 1994 and 1998.
|1||March 6||Qatar Grand Prix||Losail International Circuit|
|2||March 20||Indonesia Grand Prix||Mandalika International Street Circuit|
|3||April 3||Argentina Grand Prix||Termas de Río Hondo|
|4||April 10||Americas Grand Prix||Circuit of the Americas, Texas|
|5||April 24||Portugal Grand Prix||Algarve International Circuit|
|6||May 1||Spain Grand Prix||Circuito de Jerez – Ángel Nieto|
|7||May 15||France Grand Prix||Le Mans|
|8||May 29||Italy Grand Prix||Autodromo Del Mugello|
|9||June 5||Catalunya Grand Prix||Circuit De Barcelona Catalunya|
|10||June 19||Germany Grand Prix||Sachsenring|
|11||June 26||Netherlands Grand Prix||TT Circuit Assen|
|12||July 10||Finland Grand Prix||Kymiring|
|13||August 7||Great Britain Grand Prix||Silverstone Circuit|
|14||August 21||Austria Grand Prix||Red Bull Ring Spielberg|
|15||September 4||San Marion Grand Prix||Misano World Circuit, Marco Simoncelli|
|16||September 18||Aragón Grand Prix||Motorland Aragón|
|17||September 25||Japan Grand Prix||Twin Ring Motegi|
|18||October 2||Thailand Grand Prix||Chang International Circuit|
|19||October 16||Australia Grand Prix||Phillip Island|
|20||October 23||Malaysia Grand Prix||Sepang International Circuit|
|21||November 6||Comunitat Valencia Grand Prix||Circuito Ricardo Tormo|