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MotoGP 2020

(Gold & Goose/Red Bull Content Pool)

The 2020 MotoGP season runs from March 8 in Qatar and concludes with on November 15 in Spain.

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 1000ccc, 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.

The 2019 season saw Spain’s Marc Marquez win his fourth straight MotoGP championship and sixth overall.

2020 MotoGP Grand Prix

Round Date Grand Prix Circuit Location
1 March 8 Qatar Grand Prix Losail International Circuit Lusail
2 March 22 Thailand Grand Prix Chang International Circuit Buriram
3 April 6 Grand Prix of the Americas Circuit of the Americas Austin
4 April 20 Argentine Grand Prix Autodromo Termas de Rio Hondo Termas de Rio Hondo
5 May 4 Spanish Grand Prix Circuito de Jerez-Angel Nieto Jerez de la Frontera
6 May 18 French Grand Prix Circuit Bugatti Le Mans
7 June 1 Italian Grand Prix Mugello Circuit Scarperia e San Piero
8 June 8 Catalan Grand Prix Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya Barcelona
9 June 22 Germant motorcycle Grand Prix Sachsenring Hohenstein-Ernstthal
10 June 29 Dutch Tourist Trophy TT Circuit Assen Assen
11 July 13 Finnish Grand Prix Kymi Ring Iitti
12 August 10 Czech Republic Grand Prix Automotodrom Brno Brno
13 August 17 Austrian Grand Prix Red Bull Ring Spielberg
14 September 1 British Grand Prix Silverstone Circuit Silverstone
15 September 14 San Marino Grand Prix Misano World Circuit Maro Somincelli Misano Adriatico
16 October 5 Aragon Grand Prix Motorland Aragon Alcaniz, Spain
17 October 18 Grand Prix of Japan Twin Ring Motegi Motegi
18 October 25 Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Ventnor
19 November 1 Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix Sepang International Circuit Sepang
20 November 16 Valencian Community motorcycle Grand Prix Circuit Ricardo Tormo Valencia, Spain

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