At Rider’s Claw, we strive to keep you up to date on all the latest racing news.For the MotoGP caledar, Brno’s future as a host has been determined. Negotiations have been been made to continue the Czech round util 2020. Whether you’re out racing or riding for pleasure, be sure to have your smart phone motorcycle mount on hand.
Dorna Signs Deal With Brno Until 2020 ~ Shared by your smart phone Motorcycle Mount Resource
One of the most popular stops on the MotoGP calendar, Brno’s future as host of a MotoGP round was in question at the end of the 2015 season. Contract negotiations have concluded and the Czech round remains on calendar until 2020 though, after announcement that a deal had been reached between Dorna and the Czech Grand Prix Association. Last year Brno Race Circuit was one of the most attended rounds of the entire season, attracting 138,752 spectators on Sunday alone, with a weekend total of 248,434. – MotoUSA.
On the 11th January 2016 Dorna Sports and the Czech Grand Prix Association agreed a deal that will see MotoGP™ remain at the Automotodrom Brno until 2020.
Brno is a part of World Championship history after hosting its first GP back in 1965 and celebrated its 50th anniversary last season. The 2016 Czech Grand Prix is scheduled for 21 August, forming the second half of a double-header with the Red Bull Ring in Austria, a new addition to the MotoGP™ World Championship calendar for this year.
Dorna Sports Chief Executive Officer Carmelo Ezpeleta and the representatives of the Czech Grand Prix Association in Brno – Mayor of the City of Brno Petr Vokřál and the President of the South Moravian Region Michal Hašek – signed the agreement.
Carmelo Ezpeleta – Dorna Sports CEO: “The signing of this agreement is one of the most important acts as far as the MotoGP™ World Championship is concerned. It is very important for our company, which arranges those races, that the Brno Circuit is a part of the championship for the following years.”