New circuit lined up to host Hungary’s MotoGP return

Franco Morbidelli of Italy and the Petronas Yamaha SRT competes during the race of the MotoGP of Malaysia (Photo by Thananuwat Srirasant/Getty Images for Petronas)

The MotoGP motorcycle-racing series has today (Wednesday) signed a preliminary agreement to add a Hungarian race to its calendar from 2022, with a new circuit to stage any future events.

MotoGP’s commercial rights-holder Dorna Sports has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Hungarian government that would result in five grands prix being held in the country from 2022 to 2026. The MoU is subject to the promoter’s contract being signed before the end of next February.

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