MotoGP announces tweaks to 2017 calendar
MotoGP has confirmed tweaks to the 2017 calendar, with the German Grand Prix being brought forward.
The Sachsenring race was originally set to take place on the 16 July, three weeks after the Dutch Grand Prix and three before the Czech GP.
But it has now been moved forward by one week to the 2 July date, increasing the summer break to over a month.
All other dates from the provisional calendar remain unchanged for 2017.
Updated 2017 MotoGP calendar:
26 March: Qatar (Losail)*
9 April: Argentina (Río Hondo)
23 April: Americas (Circuit of the Americas)
7 May: Spain (Jerez)
21 May: France (Le Mans)
4 June: Italy (Mugello)
11 June: Catalunya (Barcelona)
25 June: Netherlands (Assen)
2 July: Germany (Sachsenring)
6 August: Czech Republic (Brno)
13 August: Austria (Red Bull Ring)
27 August: Great Britain (Silverstone)**
10 September: San Marino (Misano)
24 September: Aragon (MotorLand)
15 October: Japan (Motegi)
22 October: Australia (Phillip Island)
29 October: Malaysia (Sepang)**
12 November: Valencia (Ricardo Tormo)
**Subject to the contract