FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix – 2012 Racing Calendar

In 2012 F.I.M. will have their 64th Road Racing World Championship season. Casey Stoner is starting out as the defending MotoGP World Champion.

Portugal in 2012

This is an 18-race provisional calendar. The FIM has confirmed that the 2012 Grande Premio de Portugal at Estoril will be part of the MotoGP race calendar on May 4th, 5th and 6th.

Class Changes

There are two major changes for the 2012 racing season. In the MotoGP class riders can have bikes with up to 1,000 cc (61 cu in) in capacity, 4 cylinders, and a 81 mm (3.2 in) maximum cylinder bore.

For the Moto3 class, four-stroke bikes will be permitted.

Dates Grand Prix Circuit
8 April Qatar* Doha/Losail
29 April Spain Jerez de la Frontera
6 May Portugal Estoril
20 May France Le Mans
3 June Catalunya Catalunya
17 June Great Britain Silverstone
30 June Netherlands** Assen
8 July Germany Sachsenring
15 July Italy Mugello
29 July United States*** Laguna Seca
19 August Indianapolis Indianapolis
26 August Czech Rep. Brno
16 Sep San Marino Misano
30 Sep Aragon Motorland
14 October Japan Motegi
21 October Malaysia Sepang
28 October Australia Phillip Island
11 Nove Valencia Valencia

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

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