Motorcycling: Race schedule for 2017

Calendar for the 18-race 2017 MotoGP world championship, which gets underway in Qatar on March 26:

March 26: Qatar Grand Prix at Losail (night)

April 9: Argentina Grand Prix, Termas de R�o Hondo

April 23: Grand Prix of the Americas, Texas

May 7: Spanish Grand Prix, Jerez

May 21: French Grand Prix, Le Mans

June 4: Italian Grand Prix, Mugello

June 11: Catalonia Grand Prix, Barcelona

June 25: Dutch Grand Prix, Assen

July 2: German Grand Prix, Sachsenring

Aug 6: Czech Republic Grand Prix, Brno

Aug 13: Austrian Grand Prix, Spielberg

Aug 27: British Grand Prix, Silverstone

Sept 10: San Marino Grand Prix, Italy

Sept 24: Aragon Grand Prix, Spain

Oct 15: Japan Grand Prix, Twin Ring Motegi

Oct 22: Australian Grand Prix, Phillip Island

Oct 29: Malaysian Grand Prix, Sepang

Nov 12: Valencia Grand Prix, Spain