The FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization announce a doubleheader start to the WorldSBK and WorldSSP 2021 season with back-to-back rounds in Spain, then Portugal.
The 2021 WorldSBK season is slated to commence at Spain’s MotorLand Aragón, May 21 through 23. It was announced today by the FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization that there will be race action the very next weekend in Portugal at Circuito Estoril for the WorldSBK and WorldSSP classes. This is only the fifth time in WorldSBK history that the season has started with back-to-back races, on sequential weekends. Also noteworthy, the Circuito Estoril hosted the 2020 Championship-deciding season finale.
The Circuito Estoril is located on the Portuguese Riviera, outside of Lisbon. The track measures 2.599 miles in distance with a total of 13 turns. Toprak Razgatlıoğlu set a lap record there in 2020 at the 2020 Estoril World SBK rounds with a lap time of 1:36.594.