Aragon to Host MotoGP Through 2016

Reserve circuit made a permanent stop on the calendar

By Motorcycle.Com Staff, Mar. 02, 2011
Dorna Sports has signed a new agreement with Motorland Aragon that will see the Spanish circuit host the MotoGP championship through 2016.

The new deal makes the Aragon circuit a permanent fixture on the MotoGP calendar for the next six seasons. The agreement replaces a previous contract which had Motorland Aragon named the official MotoGP reserve circuit until 2015.

Aragon was called into action in the 2010 MotoGP season to replace the cancelled Hungarian Grand Prix after construction of Hungary’s Balatonring circuit stalled during the global economic crisis. The 2010 Aragon Grand Prix attracted 116,000 visitors including 70,000 on the day of the race to see Ducati’s Casey Stoner win and Nicky Hayden score his only podium of the season.

Nicky Hayden

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