Jerez gets MotoGP in 2012, maybe 'til 2016

Four GPs in Spain in 2012

Posted: 9 January 2012
by Visordown News

JEREZ has agreed a deal to host MotoGP in 2012, with the potential to retain the race for a further four years.

The deal has been heavily backed by the Andalusian tourist board, to the tune of 4.4 million Euros, which will be paid directly to Dorna, the series organisers.

“I'd like to thank the Junta de Andalucía and Jerez de la Frontera City Council for their support in working toward securing this iconic event,” said Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of Dorna Sports.

The Jerez circuit is now in negotiation with Dorna to secure the race for a further four years.

You can see the 2012 MotoGP calendar here.

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Looks like I might get to a Spanish round after all :)

Posted: 09/01/2012 at 11:50

Sounds a bit like a bribe to me! 4.4 million Euros paid directly to Dorna

Posted: 09/01/2012 at 12:14

Probably, but if it keeps one of the great tracks on the calendar, who cares....

Posted: 09/01/2012 at 16:41

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