List of Grand Prix motorcycle circuits

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This is a list of circuits which have hosted a World Championship race from 1949 to 2015.

In total, 69 different circuits have hosted World Championship races. The first to do so was the Snaefell Mountain Course, home of the Isle of Man TT, which has also the distinction, at almost 61 km long, of being the longest track which hosted a World Championship race. The TT Circuit Assen has the distinction of being the only track which has hosted a race every year since 1949.

Various different forms of race track have been used throughout the history of the World Championship; purpose-built race tracks such as Suzuka, road tracks such as Spa and city street tracks such as Montjuïc.

Future circuits[edit]

Chile Autódromo Internacional de Codegua, 2017
Wales Circuit of Wales, 2018
Finland Kymi Ring, 2017
Indonesia Sentul International Circuit, 2017 possibly canceled and was move to Palembang for 2018.

List of circuits[edit]

Current circuits (for the 2016 season) are shown in bold.

Circuit Type Direction Location Race(s) Season(s) Total Map
Circuit d'Albi les Planques road circuit Clockwise Albi France French Grand Prix 1951 1
Assen road/race circuit Clockwise Assen Netherlands Dutch TT 1949-2016 68 Assen
Autódromo Oscar Alfredo Gálvez race circuit Clockwise Buenos Aires Argentina Argentine Grand Prix 1961-1964, 1981–1982, 1987, 1994–1995, 1998–1999 10 Buenos Aires
Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo race circuit Clockwise Termas de Río Hondo Argentina Argentine Grand Prix 2014-2016 3 Termas de Río Hondo
Circuit Bremgarten race circuit Clockwise Bremgarten Switzerland Swiss Grand Prix 1949, 1951-1954 5 Bremgarten
Bugatti Circuit race circuit Clockwise Le Mans France French Grand Prix 1969-1970, 1976, 1979, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989-1990, 1994-1995, 2000-2016 28 Bugatti
France Vitesse du Mans Grand Prix 1991 1
Circuit de Catalunya race circuit Clockwise Barcelona Europe European Grand Prix 1992-1995 4 Barcelona
Catalonia Catalan Grand Prix 1996-2016 21
Circuit Charade road circuit Clockwise Clermont-Ferrand France French Grand Prix 1959-1964, 1966-1967, 1972, 1974 10 Charade
Circuit Paul Armagnac race circuit Clockwise Nogaro France French Grand Prix 1978, 1982 2 Nogaro
Circuit Paul Ricard race circuit Clockwise Castellet France French Grand Prix 1973, 1977, 1977, 1980-1981, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1991, 1996-1999 13 Paul Ricard
Circuit of the Americas race circuit Anti-Clockwise Austin United States Grand Prix of the Americas 2013-2016 4 Austin
Clady Circuit road circuit Clockwise County Antrim, Northern Ireland Ulster Ulster Grand Prix 1949-1952 4 County Antrim
Daytona International Speedway race circuit Anti-Clockwise Daytona Beach, Florida United States United States Grand Prix 1964-1965 2 Daytona
Donington Park race circuit Clockwise Leicestershire United Kingdom British Grand Prix 1987-2009 23 Donington Park
Dundrod Circuit road circuit Clockwise Dundrod Ulster Ulster Grand Prix 1953-1971 19 Dundrod
Eastern Creek Raceway race circuit Anti-Clockwise Eastern Creek Australia Australian Grand Prix 1991-1996 6 Eastern Creek
Estoril race circuit Clockwise Estoril Portugal Portuguese Grand Prix 2000-2012 13 Estoril
Fuji Speedway race circuit Clockwise Shizuoka Japan Japanese Grand Prix 1966-1967 2 Fuji Speedway
Geneva street circuit Unknown Geneva Switzerland Swiss Grand Prix 1950 1
Goiânia race circuit Clockwise Goiânia Brazil Brazilian Grand Prix 1987-1989 3 Goiânia
Grobnik race circuit Anti-Clockwise Rijekadun Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavian Grand Prix 1978-1990 14 Rijekadun
Hedemora Circuit street circuit Hedemora Sweden Swedish Grand Prix 1958 1
Hockenheimring race circuit Clockwise Hockenheim Germany German Grand Prix 1957, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1966-1967, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981-1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991-1994 23 Hockenheim
West Germany West German Grand Prix 1961, 1963, 1966-1967, 1969, 1971 6
Baden-Württemberg Baden-Württemberg Grand Prix 1986 1
Hungaroring race circuit Clockwise Budapest Hungary Hungarian Grand Prix 1990, 1992 2 Hungaroring.svg
Imatra road circuit Imatra Finland Finnish Grand Prix 1964-1982 18
Imola race circuit Anti-Clockwise Imola Italy Italian Grand Prix 1969, 1972, 1974-1975, 1977, 1979, 1988, 12 Imola
San Marino San Marino Grand Prix 1981, 1983 2
Emilia-Romagna City of Imola Grand Prix 1996-1999 4
Indianapolis Motor Speedway race circuit Anti-Clockwise Indianapolis Indianapolis Indianapolis Grand Prix 2008-2015 8 Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Interlagos race circuit Anti-Clockwise São Paulo Brazil Brazilian Grand Prix 1992 1 Interlagos
Istanbul Park race circuit Anti-Clockwise Istanbul Turkey Turkish Grand Prix 2005-2007 3 Istanbul Park
Jacarepaguá race circuit Anti-Clockwise Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro (state) Rio Grand Prix 1995-2004 9 Jacarepaguá
Jarama race circuit Clockwise Jarama Community of Madrid Madrid Grand Prix 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977-1986, 1988, 1991 15 Jarama
Portugal Portuguese Grand Prix 1987 1
Europe FIM Grand Prix 1993 1
Europe European Grand Prix 1998 1
Jerez race circuit Clockwise Jerez de la Frontera Spain Spanish Grand Prix 1987, 1989-2016 29 Jerez
Europe Expo 92 Grand Prix 1988 1
Johor Circuit race circuit Clockwise Pasir Gudang Malaysia Malaysian Grand Prix 1998 1 Johor
Karlskoga Motorstadion street circuit Karlskoga Sweden Swedish Grand Prix 1978-1979 2
Kristianstad street circuit Kristianstad Sweden Swedish Grand Prix 1959, 1961 2
Kyalami race circuit Clockwise(1983-85); Anti-Clockwise(1992 only) Midrand, Gauteng South Africa South African Grand Prix 1983-1985, 1992 4 Kyalami
Laguna Seca race circuit Anti-Clockwise Monterey, California United States United States Grand Prix 1988-1991, 1993-1994, 2005–2013 15 Laguna Seca
Losail International Circuit race circuit Clockwise Doha Qatar Qatar Grand Prix 2004-2017 14 Losail
Magny-Cours Circuit race circuit Clockwise Nevers France French Grand Prix 1992 1 Magny-Cours
Masaryk Circuit road/race circuit Clockwise Brno Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakian Grand Prix 1965-1982, 1987-1991 22 Brno
Czech RepublicCzech Republic Grand Prix 1993-2015 23
Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli race circuit Both (Clockwise since 2007) Misano Adriatico
Italy Italian Grand Prix
1980, 1984, 1989-1991, 1993 6 Misano
San Marino San Marino Grand Prix 1982, 1985-1987 4
San Marino San Marino and Rimini's Coast motorcycle Grand Prix 2007-2016 10
Montjuïc circuit street circuit Anti-Clockwise Barcelona Spain Spanish Grand Prix 1950-1955, 1961-1968, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976 18 Montjuïc
Monza race circuit Clockwise Monza Italy Italian Grand Prix 1949-1968, 1970-1971, 1973, 1981-1983, 1986-1987 28 Monza
Mosport International Raceway race circuit Clockwise Bowmanville Canada Canadian Grand Prix 1967 1 Mosport
Motegi race circuit Clockwise Motegi Japan Japanese Grand Prix
Japan Pacific Grand Prix
1999-2015 16 Motegi
Motorland Aragón race circuit Anti-Clockwise Alcañiz Aragon Aragon Grand Prix 2010-2015 6 Motorland ARagon
Mugello Circuit race circuit Clockwise Mugello region Italy Italian Grand Prix
San Marino San Marino Grand Prix
1976, 1978, 1982, 1984-1985, 1991-2016 31 Mugello
Nürburgring road/race circuit Clockwise Nürburg Germany German Grand Prix 1955, 1958, 1965, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1995-1997 17 Nürburgring
Opatija Circuit road circuit Clockwise Opatija Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavian Grand Prix 1970, 1972-1977 7 Opatija
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit race circuit Anti-Clockwise Phillip Island Australia Australian Grand Prix 1989-1990, 1997–2015 21 Phillip Island
Red Bull Ring race circuit Clockwise Spielberg Austria Austrian Grand Prix 1996-1997, 2016 3 A1 Ring
Reims-Gueux road circuit Clockwise Reims France French Grand Prix 1954-1955 2 Reims-Gueux
Rouen-Les-Essarts road circuit Clockwise Rouen France French Grand Prix 1953, 1965 2 Rouen-Les-Essarts
Sachsenring road/race circuit Anti-Clockwise Hohenstein-Ernstthal Germany German Grand Prix
East Germany East German Grand Prix
1961-1972, 1998-2016 31 Sachsenring
Salzburgring race circuit Clockwise Salzburg Austria Austrian Grand Prix 1971-1991, 1993 22 Salzburging
San Carlos street circuit San Carlos, Cojedes Venezuela Venezuelan Grand Prix 1977-1979 3
Scandinavian Raceway race circuit Clockwise Anderstorp Sweden Swedish Grand Prix 1971-1977, 1981-1990 17 Anderstorp
Schottenring road circuit Schotten Germany German Grand Prix 1953 1
Sentul International Circuit race circuit Clockwise Sentul Indonesia Indonesian Grand Prix 1996-1997 and 2017 (planned) 2 Sentul
Sepang International Circuit race circuit Clockwise Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Malaysian Grand Prix 1999-2015 17 Sepang
Shah Alam Circuit race circuit Clockwise Shah Alam Malaysia Malaysian Grand Prix 1991-1997 7 Shah Alam
Shanghai International Circuit race circuit Clockwise Shanghai China Chinese Grand Prix 2005-2008 4 Shanghai
Silverstone Circuit race circuit Clockwise Silverstone United Kingdom British Grand Prix 1977-1986, 2010-2015 16 Silverstone
Snaefell Mountain Course road circuit Isle of Man Isle of Man Isle of Man TT 1949-1976 28 Snaefell Mountain Course
Solitudering road circuit Anti-Clockwise Stuttgart Germany German Grand Prix 1952, 1954, 1956, 1960, 1962, 1964 6
Spa-Francorchamps road/race circuit Clockwise Spa Belgium Belgian Grand Prix 1949-1979, 1981-1990 41 Spa-Francorchamps
Suzuka Circuit race circuit Both Suzuka Japan Japanese Grand Prix 1963-1965, 1987-1998, 2000–2003 19 Suzuka
Tampere Circuit road circuit Tampere Finland Finnish Grand Prix 1962-1963 2
Valencia race circuit Anti-Clockwise Valencia Valencian Community Valencian Community Grand Prix 1999-2015 17 Valencia
Welkom race circuit Clockwise Welkom South Africa South African Grand Prix 1999-2004 6 Welkom
Zolder race circuit Clockwise Heusden-Zolder Belgium Belgian Grand Prix 1980 1 Zolder

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