The 2023 FIM MotoGP World Championship season opener will kick off in Portugal at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve.
The FIM has announced that the 2023 MotoGP season opener will not be in Qatar, but instead in Portugal at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve. While the rest of the season’s itinerary has yet to be released, the first round of the 2023 season is set for March 24 through March 26.
Next year will mark the first time, since 2006, that the MotoGP season opener will commence on European soil and the first time that the Portimão Circuit. It is only the third that Europe has hosted the season opener in over thirty years.
Prior to the 2023 season opener, the circuit will host pre-season testing. Confirmation of dates and the rest of the provisional 2023 MotoGP calendar will be released soon.