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2020 SEASON CALENDAR

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Stay up-to-date with all of 2020’s unmissable Moto2™ action with this one-page race summary of the FIM MotoGP™ calendar.

Last year’s 2019 season – which was our first as the exclusive engine supplier to all Moto2™ teams – saw circuit records tumbling regularly, so how will teams and riders fare with Triumph’s 2020 race-developed 765cc triple engine?  

 

 

 

March 08, 2020

Qatar Losail International Circuit

Losail Circuit Qatar

CIRCUIT OVERVIEW

Qatar is a popular host for the suitably glamorous season opener. It’s the only night race on the Moto2™ calendar, around a track that’s 3.34 miles (5.38km) in length, with 16 corners and a long 1km home straight.

Qatar 2020 Moto2 race podium

2020 RACE RESULT

Race Winner
Tetsuta Nagashima

Fastest Lap
1'59.218
(Tetsuta Nagashima)

Records
New Top Speed Record
299.1 Km/h
(Marcos Ramirez, Marcel Schrotter)

New Circuit Record
1’58.136
(Joe Roberts)

May 03, 2020 - POSTPONED

Spanish Circuito de Jerez-Angel Nieto

Jerez cicuit Spain

CIRCUIT OVERVIEW

A 2.75-mile (4.423 km) track with 13 turns and two straights (the home straight is 607m long), this stunning circuit has an attendance capacity of 125,000!

2019 RACE RESULT

Race Winner
Lorenzo Baldassarri

Fastest Lap
1’41.539
(Lorenzo Baldassarri)

Records
Best Race Lap: 1'41.539

May 17, 2020

French Le Mans

Bugatti Circuit at Le Mans France

CIRCUIT OVERVIEW

The Bugatti Circuit at Le Mans provides one of the quickest laps in the Moto2 calendar, where riders will aim to race each 2.66-mile (4.185 km) lap in less than 100 seconds!

Image of Le Mans Moto2 Podium for  2019 Alex Marquez First Place

2019 RACE RESULT

Race Winner
Alex Marquez

Fastest Lap
1'36.764
(Jorge Navarro)

Records
Race Lap 1'36.764

May 31, 2020

Italian Autodromo di Mugello

Mugello Circuit Spain

CIRCUIT OVERVIEW

Motorcycle Grands Prix have been held at Mugello since 1949, and riders love the 3.26-mile (5.245 km) circuit’s variety of corners and the long 1.141 km straight that is intersected by the start/finish line.

Mugello Race Podium Shot 2019 featuring Alex Marquez in first, Luca Marini in second and Thomas Luthi in third position

2019 RACE RESULT

Race Winner
Alex Marquez

Fastest Lap
1'51.881
(Alex Marquez)

Records
New circuit record
1'51.129
(Marcel Schrotter)

June 07, 2020

Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya

Catalunya cirucit

CIRCUIT OVERVIEW

2.88 miles (4.627 km) long with 14 corners and a home straight that’s over 1km, this instantly recognisable track layout offers multiple lap opportunities to overtake, which adds an extra dimension to race excitement for up to 140,000 race fans.

Catalunya Moto2 Podium shot 2019, featuring Alex Marquez on the top step

2019 RACE RESULT

Race Winner
Alex Marquez

Fastest Lap
1’43.871
(Alex Marquez)


June 21, 2020

 German Sachsenring

Sachsenring circuit

CIRCUIT OVERVIEW

At 2.28 miles (3.671 km) Sachsenring is the shortest circuit on the calendar, packing in a 700m home straight and 13 corners to invariably provide exciting races for attendances that regularly approach a quarter of a million.

Moto2 Championship podium image featuring race winner alex marquez

2019 RACE RESULT

Race Winner
Alex Marquez

Fastest Lap
1'24.317
(Alex Marquez)

Records
New circuit record
1'23.426 (Jorge Navarro)

June 28, 2020

Dutch TT Circuit Assen

Assen TT

CIRCUIT OVERVIEW

This is a challenging circuit, nicknamed ‘The Cathedral of Motorcycling’, with 18 turns; some of which can be taken flat-out due to the exceptional grip that’s available. It’s also one of the longest-established circuits on the MotoGP calendar.

Moto2 2019 podium image featuring Augusto Fernandez on the top step, Brad Binder in 2nd position and Luca Marini in 3rd.

2019 RACE RESULT

Race Winner
Augusto Fernandez

Fastest Lap
1'37.323
(Augusto Fernandez)

Finland KymiRing Circuit

July 12, 2020

Finland KymiRing

New to the 2020 racing calendar, KymiRing is a brand new clockwise track which is 2.88 miles (4.6km) in length and comprises 18 turns and an incredible flat-out straight that’s 1.2km in length.  The modern facilities here can accommodate up to 150,000 spectators!

2019 Race Winner
n/a

2019 Records
n/a

August 09, 2020

Czech Automotodrom Brno

Brno circuit

CIRCUIT OVERVIEW

A heady mix of short straights (the longest of which is only 636 metres) and 14 corners, this 5.403 km (3.36 miles) track undulates through forest scenery and encourages thrilling races that demand total rider focus.

Podium shot from the Czech leg of the FIM Moto2 World Championship featuring Alex Marquez on the top step

2019 RACE RESULT

Race Winner
Alex Marquez

Fastest Lap
2'01.463
(Alex Marquez)

Records
New circuit record
2'01.463
(Alex Marquez)

August 16, 2020

Austrian Red Bull Ring – Spielberg

Red Bull ring

CIRCUIT OVERVIEW

Long straights punctuated by hairpins and sweeping curves alike, the Red Bull Ring is a compact circuit of 2.68 miles (4.318 km) in length and delivers fast laps in a stunning location nestled among Austria’s Styrian mountains.

Podium image of the top 3 riders from the Austrian leg of the FIM Moto2 world championship 2019

2019 RACE RESULT

Race Winner
Brad Binder

Fastest Lap
1'29.018
(Luca Marini)

Records
New circuit record
(Tetsuta Nagashima)

August 30, 2020

British Silverstone Circuit

Silverstone race circuit England

CIRCUIT OVERVIEW

The longest Moto2™ circuit of them all, 3.67 miles (5.9 km) of fast curves and long straights combine with the unpredictable British weather to make Silverstone a challenging track for the very best of riders.

Moto2tm Silvestone 2019 podium shot

2019 RACE RESULT

Race Winner
Augusto Fernandez

Fastest Lap
2’04.835
(Augusto Fernandez)

Records
New Top Speed Record
(Xavi Vierge)

September 13, 2020

San Marino Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli

Misano World Circuit

CIRCUIT OVERVIEW

The track is characterised by its distinctive long straights and hairpins and. at just over two-and-a-half miles in length (2.63 miles / 4.226 km), is one of the shortest tracks on the current Moto2™ calendar.

Podium Finish shot at the San Marino race 2019

2019 RACE RESULT

Race Winner
Augusto Fernandez

Fastest Lap
1'38.175
(Augusto Fernandez)

September 27, 2020

Aragon MotorLand

MotorLand Aragon

CIRCUIT OVERVIEW

With 17 corners, a long back straight measuring almost 1km, and an elevation difference of 50 metres between the lowest and highest points, this is a modern 3.16-mile (5.077 km) track with challenges that will test any rider’s nerve.

Podium Finish shot at the Aragon race 2019

2019 RACE RESULT

Race Winner
Brad Binder

Fastest Lap
1'52.925
(Jorge Navarro)

October 04, 2020

Thailand Chang International Circuit

Chang Thai Circuit

CIRCUIT OVERVIEW

The newest race on the Moto2™ calendar, this 12-corner 2.83-mile (4.554 km) long circuit has several straights and sweeping bends that often contribute to outstanding competitive racing.

Podium Finish shot at Thailand Grand Prix 2019

2019 RACE RESULT

Race Winner
Luca Marini

Fastest Lap
1'36.097
(Luca Marini)

Records
New circuit record
1:35.297
(Alex Marquez)

October 18, 2020

Japanese Twin Ring Motegi

Motegi Japan

CIRCUIT OVERVIEW

So-called because the site also incorporates a separate oval track, the Moto2™ Road Course is 2.98 miles (4.8 km) long and combines straights with hairpin turns that provide exciting laps and entertaining races.

Podium Finish shot at Japan Grand Prix 2019

2019 RACE RESULT

Race Winner
Luca Marini

Fastest Lap
1'50.834
(Jorge Martin)

Records
New Top Speed Record
264.7 Km/h
(Brad Binder, Marco Bezzecchi, Marcel Schrotter, Lorenzo Baldassarri)

October 25, 2020

Australian Phillip Island Circuit

Phillip Island circuit

CIRCUIT OVERVIEW

The combination of a 900-metre home straight complemented by 10 sweeping curves and 2 hairpins has made this well-established 2.76-mile (4.448 km) coastal circuit a much-loved perennial MotoGP fixture since 1997.

Podium Finish shot at Australian Phillip Island Circuit 2019

2019 RACE RESULT

Race Winner
Brad Binder

Fastest Lap
1'32.609
(Thomas Luthi)

Records
New Top Speed Record
301.8 Km/h
(Stefano Manzi)

November 01, 2020

Malaysian Sepang International Circuit

Kuala Lumpur circuit malaysia

CIRCUIT OVERVIEW

3.44 miles (5.543 km) in length, the Sepang International Circuit is a stunning race venue that’s instantly recognisable by the central v-shape formed by its two long straights and its flowing outer curves.

Podium Finish shot at Malaysia Sepang International Circuit 2019

2019 RACE RESULT

Race Winner
Brad Binder

Fastest Lap
2'05.860
(Alex Marquez)

Records
New circuit record
2’04.769
(Brad Binder)

November 15, 2020

Circuit of the Americas

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CIRCUIT OVERVIEW

An exciting fixture on the Moto2™ calendar since 2013, this is a long anti-clockwise circuit (3.43 miles / 5.513 km) noted for the incredibly steep home straight that leads up to turn 1 and its subsequent sweeping curves.

Circuit of the Americas Moto2 podium image, featuring race winner Thomas Luthi

2019 RACE RESULT

Race Winner
Thomas Luthi

Fastest Lap
2’10.041
(Thomas Luthi)

November 22, 2020

Argentina Termas de Rio Hondo

Termas de Rio Hondo

CIRCUIT OVERVIEW

Rebuilt and refurbished as recently as 2012, this is a fast undulating circuit and 2.99 miles (4.806 km) in length with sweeping curves, five hairpin bends and a stunning long (1.076 km) uphill straight between turns 4 and 5.

Argentina Moto2 Podium featuring race winner Lorenzo Baldassari

2019 RACE RESULT

Race Winner
Lorenzo Baldassarri

Fastest Lap
1'43.012
(Remy Gardner)

Records
New circuit record (1'42.693)

November 29, 2020

Valencia Circuit Ricardo Tormo

Ricardo Tormo circuit

CIRCUIT OVERVIEW

2.49 miles (4 km) of winding racetrack, with a long half-mile (876m) start-finish home straight and 14 challenging corners, the Circuit Ricardo Tormo makes a perfect venue for the Moto2™ season finale.

Podium Finish shot at Valencia Circuit Ricardo Tormo 2019

2019 RACE RESULT

Race Winner
Brad Binder

Fastest Lap
1'34.820
(Thomas Luthi)

Records
New circuit record
1’34.461
(Jorge Navarro)

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