Qatar MotoGP 2019 Preview, Schedule And Everything You Need to Know

Posted on January 30, 2019, 4:37 pm
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Qatar motorcycle Grand Prix or Qatar MotoGP is a respective competition in MotoGP every year and as we know, the MotoGP started their tournament in Qatar in 2004. Since then, the Losail International Circuit is using for the Qatar MotoGP. However, today we would like to talk about the preview of Qatar MotoGP so far.

According to the schedule of MotoGP calendar every year, the season used to start with Qatar MotoGP and a MotoGP season consists of nineteen tournaments. Qatar MotoGP is the first one in MotoGP calendar to be executed and the upcoming season of Qatar motorcycle Grand Prix will start in next 8th March 2019.

Qatar MotoGP 2019 Schedule And Everything You Need to Know A MotoGP event consists of three days and in the inaugural day which used to select for practice. The 2nd day is for qualifying round and the 3rd day is the race day. However, here we present short details of the upcoming Qatar MotoGP below. From there, we can learn the short details of Losail International Circuit along with the circuit record holder and the Qatar Grand Prix so far.

Losail International Circuit Short Profile

  • Name of Tournament – Qatar motorcycle Grand Prix
  • Circuit – Losail International Circuit
  • Address – Lusail, Qatar
  • Seat Capacity – 8,000
  • Length – 3.375 miles/ 5.380 km
  • Width – 12 m.
  • Longest Straight – 1068 m.
  • Corners – 16
  • Left – 6
  • Right – 10
  • Surface – Unknown
  • Race Duration – Three Days (3)
  • Date – 8th March to 10th March 2019
  • Day – Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Total Distance – Unknown
  • Laps – Unknown
  • Circuit Record – Jorge Lorenzo
  • Country – Spain
  • Team – Repsol Honda Team

Now, we are going to see the schedule of Qatar MotoGP. However, the tournament will start on 8th March in the ongoing year and so, the full schedule of the Grand Prix is yet to publish. Let’s take a look below where we present the complete three days schedule of Qatar MotoGP so far.

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1st Day Schedule – Practice (8th March 2019 – Friday)

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2nd Day Schedule – Qualifying (9th March 2019 – Saturday)

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3rd Day Schedule – Race Day (10th March 2019 – Sunday)

Preview of Qatar MotoGP 2019
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[As soon as the MotoGP schedule will available, we will update it here.]

Winners of Qatar MotoGP (Last Ten Years)

S/N MotoGP Moto 2 Moto 3 Year
1. Andrea Dovizioso Francesco Bagnaia Jorge Martin 2018
2. Maverick Vinales Franco Morbidelli Joan Mir 2017
3. Jorge Lorenzo Thomas Luthi Niccolo Antonelli 2016
4. Valentino Rossi Jonas Folger Alexis Masbou 2015
5. Marc Marquez Esteve Rabat Jack Miller 2014
6. Jorge Lorenzo Pol Espargaro Luis Salom 2013
7. Jorge Lorenzo Marc Marquez Maverick Vinales 2012
8. Casey Stoner Stefan Bradl Nicolas Terol 2011
9. Valentino Rossi Shoya Tomizawa Nicolas Terol 2010
10. Casey Stoner Hector Barbera Andrea Iannone 2009

According to the above-listed statistics, we can see the past ten years winners list of Qatar MotoGP. At the beginning of Qatar MotoGP in 2004, the inaugural season MotoGP winner was Honda racer Spanish Sete Gibernau.

However, if we consider the most successful rider of Qatar MotoGP since the beginning, we must say the name of legendary rider Italian Valentino Rossi. He is still a Yamaha rider and with Yamaha, he won four MotoGP titles of Qatar MotoGP.

However, Qatar motorcycle Grand Prix is a very important part in MotoGP season every year. Through the event, the season used to start and riders used to start their new challenge. Already, fifteen seasons of Qatar MotoGP have passed successfully and the time has come for the new edition. So, ready to enjoy the new season.

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