The 2021 season has barely ended, the WorldSBK has unveiled its provisional calendar for the 2022 season. Provisional as a result of some occasions stay unsure because of the well being disaster, after already two seasons through which the course has been deeply upset.
Only a few adjustments are to be famous in comparison with the schedule initially deliberate for 2021 and subsequently modified a number of occasions because of the varied cancellations. The circuit of Jerez disappears whereas Brno, uncared for by MotoGP since this yr, finds its place after having hosted the WorldSBK for the final time in 2019. The conferences of Most and Navarra, added through the yr 2021 to exchange a number of occasions that might not be held, will not be chosen for subsequent season. The stage in France will happen from September 9 to 11 at Magny-Cours.
The championship intends to return to Phillip Island, on a date nonetheless unknown. The circuit was often the scene of the opening spherical of the season however this time it should conclude it, a primary since 1996, journey to Australia being tough so far. “The date should be confirmed because of logistical challenges which require in-depth analyzes”, mentioned Gregorio Lavilla, Govt Director of WorldSBK. A 13th assembly, at a time of the yr and on a circuit that is still to be outlined, can be deliberate and Lavilla mentioned he has “a number of choices”.
Because the fifth wave of COVID-19 is at present affecting Europe, the Worldwide Motorcycling Federation specifies that “all dates and occasions, in addition to the presence of spectators, stay topic to the evolution of the pandemic and the settlement of the governments and competent authorities”.
The WorldSSP will accompany the primary class on every weekend. The WorldSSP300 will likely be current at European occasions, aside from Donington. The FIM has additionally specified take a look at bringing collectively the three classes will likely be held on April four and 5, a number of days earlier than the beginning of the season.