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MotoGP Calendar 2005: Rio gets green light

MotoGP Calendar 2005: Rio gets green light

MotoGP Calendar 2005: Rio gets green light

The Rio Grand Prix has been confirmed as the second round of the MotoGP World Championship 2005 after getting the nod over the Africa's Grand Prix at Welkom. The only other change to the seventeen-round series from the pre-calendar announced in August is the Malaysian Grand Prix, which has been brought forward from the 9th October to the 11th September.

The MotoGP World Championship calendar is therefore as follows:

10th April – Jerez, Spain
17th April – Jacarepagua, Brazil
1st May – Shanghai, China
15th May - Le Mans, France
29th May – Mugello, Italy
5th June – Catalunya, Spain
19th June - Donington Park, Great Britain
25th June – Assen, Netherlands **
10th July - Laguna Seca, United States *
24th July – Sachsenring, Germany
28th August – Brno, Czech Republic
11th September – Sepang, Malaysia
18th September – Motegi, Japan
1st October – Doha, Qatar**
16th October - Phillip Island, Australia
30th October – Estoril, Portugal
6th November – Valencia, Spain

*: only MotoGP class
**: Saturday

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