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October 3rd accepted as Motegi date

October 3rd accepted as Motegi date

The Grand Prix of Japan will now be the 14th round of the 2010 MotoGP World Championship.

Following the postponement of the Grand Prix of Japan due to the recent volcanic eruption in Iceland that stopped all international travel in and out of Europe, the FIM has accepted the proposal made by the Grand Prix Permanent Bureau to reschedule the Grand Prix of Japan for October 3rd, 2010.

The amended 2010 calendar for the MotoGP World Championship is as follows, with the change in bold:

Date – Grand Prix – Circuit
April 11th* – Qatar – Losail
May 2nd – Spain – Jerez
May 23rd – France – Le Mans
June 6th – Italy – Mugello
June 20th – Great Britain – Silverstone
June 26th** – Netherlands – Assen
July 4th – Catalunya – Catalunya
July 18th – Germany – Sachsenring
July 25th*** – United States – Laguna Seca
August 15th – Czech Republic – Brno
August 29th – Indianapolis – Indianapolis
September 5th – San Marino & Riviera di Rimini – Misano
September 19th – Aragon – Motorland Aragon
October 3rd – Japan – Motegi
October 10th – Malaysia – Sepang
October 17th – Australia – Phillip Island
October 31st – Portugal – Estoril
November 7th – Valencia – Ricardo Tormo Valencia

* Already run
** Saturday race
*** Only MotoGP class

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MotoGP, 2010

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