If you’re a big ol’ motorsport fan, you’ll know that the Grand Prix motorcycle racing (or MotoGP) is classed as one of the most esteemed motorcycle road racing events in the sporting calendar.
The 2022 MotoGP™ World Championship kicked off in March 2022 in Qatar and there are a whole lot of events set to follow (pending any COVID interruptions, of course), so here’s your guide to it all.
Which dates do I need to pop into the calendar?
Beginning with the Grand Prix of Qatar, which sped off on March 4 2022, the MotoGP events for the year continue on all the way through to November. The Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix is slated for October 14, 2022.
Here’s the complete list for you to work from.
Events in the 2022 MotoGP calendar:
- March 4, Grand Prix of Qatar
- March 18, Grand Prix of Indonesia
- April 1, Gran Premio de la República Argentina
- April 8, Grand Prix of The Americas
- April 22, Grande Prémio de Portugal
- April 29, Gran Premio de España
- May 13, Grand Prix de France
- May 27, Gran Premio d’Italia
- June 3, Gran Premi de Catalunya
- June 17, Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland
- June 24, TT Assen
- July 8, Grand Prix of Finland
- August 5, British Grand Prix
- August 19, Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich
- September 2, Gran Premio di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini
- September 16, Gran Premio de Aragón
- September 23, Grand Prix of Japan
- September 30, Thailand Grand Prix
- October 14, Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix
- October 21, Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix
- November 4, Gran Premio de la Comunitat Valenciana
If you want updates on all the action from the MotoGP for 2022, here’s the official website which is stacked with news and insights.
How can I watch the MotoGP in Australia?
If you’re keen to tune in to the 2022 MotoGP live, you have a few options available.
Under a new deal, Foxtel and Kayo Sports will exclusively stream MotoGP content in Australia from 2022. MotoGP Australia has confirmed every race from the MotoGP World Championship will be aired by these providers, live and on-demand.
This includes practice sessions, qualifying sessions and races, as well as every session of Moto2 and Moto3.
A basic membership with Kayo Sports goes for $25 per month and gives you access to a whole heap of sports across two screens. For $35 per month, the premium membership will allow you to stream from three screens. You can also sign up for a 14-day free trial, which you can learn more about here.
Foxtel Sports will also broadcast practice sessions, qualifying sessions and full MotoGP races live in 2022. For the moment, Foxtel is offering its Sports HD and Drama package for $59.20 per month on a 12-month plan as part of its summer special.
This article has been updated to reflect the details of the 2022 MotoGP championship.