Provisional 2022 pre-season testing and Qatar GP dates announced
Friday, 27 August 2021
Provisional dates for pre-season testing ahead of the 2022 FIM MotoGP™ World Championship can now be announced, as well as the proposed provisional date for first Grand Prix of the 2022 season.
The MotoGP™ class will have two tests early in 2022, plus the shakedown test at Sepang International Circuit for factory test riders and rookies only. The second test will take place at the new Mandalika International Street Circuit in Indonesia.
Shakedown Test: 31st January – 2nd February
Sepang Test: 5th – 6th February
Mandalika Test: 11th – 13th February
Set up takes place on the two days preceding MotoGP™ tests.
The Moto2™ and Moto3™ classes will have one test at the Circuito de Jerez-Angel Nieto.
Jerez Test: 22nd – 24th February
Set up takes place on the day preceding the Moto2™ and Moto3™ test.
Dorna can also announce the provisional date which will be proposed to the FIM for the first round of the 2022 FIM MotoGP™ World Championship. The Qatar GP is tentatively set to take place from the 4th to the 6th of March, with the 2022 season once again set to start under the stunning floodlights of Losail International Circuit.