With the coronavirus crisis improving in some countries, Dorna Sports, the commercial rights holder for MotoGP, along with other stakeholders, will submit a proposal to the Spanish government to hold two MotoGP races in July.

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Dorna Sports, together with the Regional Government of Andalusia, and the City Council of Jerez de la Frontera, have agreed to make a proposal to the Spanish government that, if approved, would see the Circuito de Jerez-Angel Nieto hold two MotoGP Grands Prix and one World Superbike (WSBK) round at the end of July and the start of August.


After an electronic meeting this morning between Juan Antonio Marín, Vice President of the Regional Government of Andalusia; Mamen Sánchez Díaz, Mayor of Jerez de la Frontera; and Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of Dorna Sports; the three parties have agreed to make a proposal to the Spanish government to organize two FIM MotoGP World Championship Grands Prix at the Circuito de Jerez-Angel Nieto on the weekends of the 19th and 26th of July, respectively.

Also proposed is a MOTUL FIM WSBK Championship round at the venue, to be held on the 2nd of August.

Once authorization from the Spanish government has been given, the three events will be proposed to the FIM for inclusion on their respective calendars. The first MotoGP event will be the Grand Prix of Spain, becoming the season opener for the MotoGP class, and the second will be the Grand Prix of Andalusia.