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2019 pre-season test dates confirmed

Dates and venues announced for MotoGP™, Moto2™, Moto3™ and MotoE™ 

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Pre-season test dates for all classes have now been set, following earlier confirmation of when the first test would take place at Sepang International Circuit in early 2019.

MotoGP™
Following the 2018 season finale at Valencia, the now-customary Valencia test will once again take place on the Tuesday and Wednesday after the race, in 2018 on the 20th and 21st November. A further test will round out the season for the premier class at Jerez on the 28th and 29th of the same month.

Then the test ban begins and bikes will next be on track at Sepang International Circuit in February. From the 1st to the 3rd the Malaysian venue hosts a shakedown test, before the Sepang Test takes place over three days: the 6th, 7th and 8th of February.

Setup for the second test at Losail International Circuit is over two days – the 21st and 22nd February – before the Qatar Test takes place on the 23rd, 24th and 25th of the same month.

Valencia Test: 20th - 21st November
Jerez Test: 28th - 29th November
Sepang Shakedown: 1st - 3rd February
Sepang Test: 6th - 8th February
Qatar Test:  23rd - 25th February

Moto2™ and Moto3™
The intermediate class have their first opportunity to test for 2019 from the 23rd to 25th of November – alongside MotoE™ – at the Circuito de Jerez-Angel Nieto before they go into their winter break. In 2019 action then begins for both Moto2™ and Moto3™ at Jerez from 20th to 22nd February, before their second test takes place at Qatar from the 1st to 3rd March.

Jerez Moto2™/MotoE™ Test: 23rd - 25th November
Jerez Moto2™/Moto3™ Test: 20th - 22nd February
Qatar Moto2™/Moto3™ Test: 1st - 3rd March

MotoE™
As well as their test alongside Moto2™ in November in Jerez, the all-new FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup will also be on track for testing from the 12th to 14th March – again in Andalucia. A third opportunity for the new class to test is also planned for the end of April, with the dates to be confirmed.

Jerez Moto2™/MotoE™ Test: 23rd - 25th November
Jerez MotoE™ Test: 12th - 14th March
MotoE™ April Test TBC

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