2020 Motorcycle Race Calendars (Corona Virus)


The first event on the major bike racing calendar kicked off at Phillip Island, Australia on 28th February 2020 with World Superbikes. However that was a lucky break for what has otherwise been a disastrous start to the 2020 race season, with calendars up in the air as a result of the Corona Virus outbreak - Even the iconic 2020 Isle of Man TT and North West 200 races have been cancelled with Olivers Mount currently being rescheduled...

Anyway here are the current updated 2020 motorcycle race calendars for MotoGP, WSBK and BSB as things stand - UPDATED 01/07/2020 - no doubt there will be more changes to come and we'll try to keep this accurate as things evolve.

Let's all try and stay safe, follow government advice and keep calm; fingers crossed we will see some decent racing finally this race season.

Updated MotoGP 2020 Race Calendar

The return of the Finnish GP at KymiRing Circuit (subject to FIM homologation) was meant to give us a 20-race calendar for 2020 - the longest in MotoGP history. The MotoGP calendar was meant to kick-off on Sunday 08th March (evening race) under the flood lights of the Losail International Circuit in the Qatari desert, but this was cancelled

As things stand there are 13-14 races scheduled - if you include the tentatively booked Thai GP on 4th October - the minimum number to qualify the season as an official world championship is 13 races!

Cancelled Rounds: Losail (Qatar), Silverstone (UK), Mugello (Italy), Phillip Island (Australia).

Round2020 GP Race DateCircuitWebsite
R1Sunday, 08 MarchQatar GP - Losail International - CANCELLEDwww.circuitlosail.com/
R2Sunday, 19 JulySpanish GP - Circuito de Jerez-Ángel Nietowww.circuitodejerez.com/
R3Sunday, 26 JulyAndalucia GP - Circuito de Jerez-Ángel Nietowww.circuitodejerez.com/
R4Sunday, 09 AugustCzech GP - Automotodrom Brnowww.automotodrombrno.cz/en/
R5Sunday, 16 AugustAustrian GP - Red Bull Ring - Spielbergwww.projekt-spielberg.com/en
R6Sunday, 23 AugustAustrian GP - Red Bull Ring - Spielbergwww.projekt-spielberg.com/en
R7Sunday, 13 SeptemberItaly GP - Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelliwww.misanocircuit.com/?lang=eng
R8Sunday, 20 SeptemberItaly GP - Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelliwww.misanocircuit.com/?lang=eng
R9Sunday, 27 SeptemberSpain GP - Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunyawww.circuitcat.com/en/
R10Sunday, 04 OctoberThailand GP - Chang International Circuit - TO BE CONFIRMEDwww.bric.co.th/
R11Sunday, 11 OctoberFrench GP - Le Manswww.lemans.org/en
R12Sunday, 18 OctoberSpanish GP - MotorLand Aragonwww.motorlandaragon.com
R13Sunday, 25 OctoberSpanish GP - MotorLand Aragonwww.motorlandaragon.com
R14Sunday, 08 NovemberEspania GP - Circuit Ricardo Tormowww.circuitvalencia.com/
R15Sunday, 15 NovemberEspania GP - Circuit Ricardo Tormowww.circuitvalencia.com/
R16TBCUnited States GP - Circuit of the Americas - TO BE SCHEDULEDwww.circuitoftheamericas.com/
R17TBCArgentina GP - Termas de Rio Hondo - TO BE SCHEDULEDwww.autodromotermas.com/
R18TBCMalaysian GP - Sepang International - TO BE SCHEDULEDwww.sepangcircuit.com/

Updated World Superbikes 2020 Race Calendar

Having been absent since 2004, the German round was meant to be back on the World Superbike calendar and was scheduled to take place at Motorsport Arena Oschersleben 31st July 2020; however it now looks like it won't happen at all.

Round2020 WSBK Race DateCircuit
R128 Feb - 01 MarchAustralia - Phillip Island (GP) - COMPLETED
R231 July - 02 AugustSpain - Circuito de Jerez-Ángel Nieto
R307 - 09 AugustPortugal - Autódromo Internacional do Algarve
R428 - 30 AugustSpain - MotorLand Aragon
R504 - 06 SeptemberSpain - MotorLand Aragon
R618 - 20 SeptemberSpain - Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya
R702 - 04 OctoberFrance - Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours
R809 - 11 OctoberArgentina - Circuito San Juan Villicum - TO BE CONFIRMED
R906 - 08 NovemberItaly - Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli - TO BE CONFIRMED
R10TBCUK - Donington Park (GP) - TO BE SCHEDULED
R11TBCNetherlands - TT Circuit Assen - TO BE SCHEDULED
R12TBCQatar - Losail International - TO BE SCHEDULED

Updated Official WorldSBK Race Calendar (PDF to download) - NOW OUT OF DATE

Updated British Superbikes 2020 Race Calendar

BSB was meant to get going at Silverstone on April 10th, where BeMoto 2019 ambassador Gino Rea would have rejoined the BSB grid with Bike Devil Ducati on the title winning V4 R - the Showdown rounds were due to kick off as usual with Assen mid-September.

However, the calendar is now condensed down to six triple header rounds. A number of circuits are no longer on the race calendar with Assen, Thruxton, Cadwell Park and Knockhill all cancelled.

Round2020 BSB Race DateCircuit
R107 - 09 AugustDonington Park (National)*
R221 - 23 AugustSnetterton (300)*
R304 - 06 SeptemberSilverstone (National)*
R418 - 20 SeptemberOulton Park (International)*
R502 - 04 OctoberDonington Park (GP)*
R616 - 18 OctoberBrands Hatch (GP)*

* triple-header round