Eurosport airing MotoGP classics

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As part of 2011 MotoGP coverage Eurosport will be airing a series of classic races alongside this season's races.

The treat of classic races will be slotted in the hour delay that is placed on the Eurosport coverage of the MotoGP race, providing the perfect chance to catch up on the great historic races - as chosen by commentators Toby Moody and Julian Ryder - and build up the anticipation for the main race.

The first round will see Valentino Rossi's fairy-tale start on the Yamaha M1 at Welkom, which the Italian may recreate in real-time on his debut with the Ducati Desmosedici...

The full list of classic races:

March 20th - Qatar GP - 2004 Welkom GP, South Africa
April 24th - Japan GP - 2006 Istanbul GP, Turkey
May 1st - Portuguese GP - 2006 Estoril GP, Portugal
June 5th - Catalunyan GP - 2009 Catalunyan GP, Spain
June 25th - Dutch GP - 1991 Assen GP, Netherlands
July 24th - United States GP - 2008 Laguna Seca GP, US
August 14th - Czech GP - 2005 Donington Park GP, UK
July 28th - Indianapolis GP - 2006 Sachsenring, Germany
September 18th - Aragon GP - 2005 Jerez GP, Spain
October 16th - Australian GP - 1989 Phillip Island GP, Australia
October 23rd - Malaysian GP – 2006 Sepang GP, Malaysia
November 6th - Valencia GP - 2006 Valencia GP, Spain