Michelin® Grand Prix of Styria added to the calendar, 2021 Grand Prix of Finland cancelled
Friday, 14 May 2021
The FIM, IRTA and Dorna Sports announce the cancellation of the 2021 Grand Prix of Finland. The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, as well as resulting travel complications to Finland, have obliged the cancellation of the event.
However, Dorna Sports is happy to announce an extended five-year agreement with the Grand Prix of Finland, assuring the stunning new KymiRing a place on the calendar until at least 2026.
In addition, the FIM, IRTA and Dorna Sports are thrilled to announce the Michelin® Grand Prix of Styria will be added to the 2021 calendar. The event will take place at the Red Bull Ring from the 6th to the 8th of August, the weekend preceding the Austrian Grand Prix.
The Styrian Grand Prix was first celebrated in 2020, with a history-making premier class race cementing its place in the history books alongside the Austrian Grand Prix.
In more good news for fans, in agreement with local authorities and whilst adhering to all required health protocols, both the Styrian and Austrian Grands Prix expect to welcome a limited number of spectators back through the doors this season to enjoy the best of MotoGP™️ at one of the most beautiful tracks in the world: the Red Bull Ring.
More, from a press release issued by Red Bull:
No Grand Prix of Finland in 2021 but a Grand Prix of Styria
The FIM, IRTA and Dorna Sports have announced the cancellation of the 2021 Grand Prix of Finland and the addition of the Michelin Grand Prix of Styria.
This will be held at the Red Bull Ring from the 6th to the 8th of August, the weekend preceding the Austrian Grand Prix.
Therefore the fifth round of the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup will now be held as part of this Grand Prix. Round six remains a feature of the Austrian Grand Prix and the season ends in Motorland Aragon as originally scheduled.
Races 5-6 May 29-30 Mugello – Italy
Races 7-8 June 19-20 Sachsenring – Germany
Races 9-10 August 7-8 Red Bull Ring – Austria
Races 11-12 August 14-15 Red Bull Ring – Austria
Races 13-14 September 11-12 Aragon – Spain