MotoGP: FIM postpone Motegi race in light of Japan tsunami crisis

FIM ANNOUNCEMENT – Change to the 2011 calendar – Japanese Grand Prix

Due to the disasters that have hit Japan in the last few days and a consequent request from the organiser, the Japanese Grand Prix, at the circuit of Twin Ring Motegi (120 km north of Tokyo), originally scheduled on April 24, has been postponed to 2 October 2011.

Revised Dates

March 20 Qatar* Doha/Losail

April 3 Spain Jerez de la Frontera

May 1 Portugal Estoril

May 15 France Le Mans

June 5 Catalunya Catalunya

June 12 Great Britain Silverstone

June 25  Netherlands** Assen

July 3 Italy Mugello

July 17 Germany Sachsenring

July 24  United States*** Laguna Seca

August 14 Czech Republic Brno

August 28 Indianapolis Indianapolis

September 4 San Marino & Riviera di Rimini Misano

September 18 Aragon Motorland Aragon

October 2 Japan Motegi

October 16 Australia Phillip Island

October 23 Malaysia Sepang

November 6 Valencia Ricardo Tormo – Valencia

* Evening Race
** Saturday Race
*** Only MotoGP class

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