The first MotoGP of the 2017 season, Qatar Grand Prix won by Viñales followed by Dovizioso. It took place from 24th to 26th March 2017 at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar. Marc Márquez was the defending champion of MotoGP 2017 who won the title at the 2016 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix. Jorge Lorenzo will now ride for Ducati and Maverick Viñales has joined Yamaha. Here you can watch complete Qatar MotoGP 2017 highlights video and race results.
Qatar MotoGP 2017 Full Race Replay Video
Qatar Grand Prix 2017 Results
The 2017 Qatar MotoGP Grand Prix weekends starts with the first free practice sessions on Thursday, 23rd March, unlike other Grand Prix while MotoGP second and the third free practice sessions are on Friday, 24th March. The qualifying sessions for all three classes will take place on Saturday, 25th March and the main race will begin on Sunday, 26th March.
Schedule of MotoGP Qatar 2017
THURSDAY: SEASON PREVIEW/FREE PRACTICE
- Moto3 FP1: 3pm-3.40pm
- Moto2 FP1: 3.55pm-4.40pm
- MotoGP FP1: 4.55pm-5.40pm
- Moto3 FP2: 5.55pm-6.35pm
- Moto2 FP2: 6.50pm-7.35pm
FRIDAY: FREE PRACTICE
- MotoGP FP2: 3pm-3.45pm
- Moto3 FP3: 4pm-4.40pm
- Moto2 FP3: 4.55pm-5.40pm
- MotoGP FP3: 5.55pm-6.40pm
SATURDAY: FREE PRACTICE/QUALIFYING
2.30pm-6.30pm, BT Sport 2
- Moto3 QP: 3pm-3.40pm
- Moto2 QP: 3.55pm-4.40pm
- MotoGP FP4: 4.55pm-5.25pm
- MotoGP Q1: 5.35pm-5.50pm
- MotoGP Q2: 6pm-6.15pm
SUNDAY: RACE DAY
12.45pm-2.30pm, BT Sport Extra 2: Warm-ups – Live
2.45pm-4.15pm, BT Sport 2: Moto3 Race – Live
4.15pm-5.45pm, BT Sport 2: Moto2 Race – Live
5.45pm-7pm, BT Sport 2: MotoGP Race – Live
Losail International Circuit, Qatar
The Losail International Circuit located in Doha, the capital city of Qatar. The circuit was opened on 2nd October 2004 for the inaugural event the Marlboro Grand Prix of Qatar. The main straight is over a kilometre in length and track is 5.4 km in length. It is surrounded by artificial grass designed to stop the sand encroaching on the track similar to the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir.
Qatar MotoGP 2017 Highlights
United Kingdom (UK) viewers can watch anticipated 2017 season opener Qatar Grand Prix live on BT Sports 2 while United States (US) viewers can catch live action on FoxSports.
TenSports will have live coverage of 2017 Qatar Grand Prix in India and sub-continent and beIN Sports will broadcast MotoGP live in middle-east countries. If any reason, you miss the live race then here you can watch Qatar MotoGP 2017 highlights video which will be updated just after the race.
Qatar MotoGP Preview:
This will be the most experienced lineup because 21 full-time riders and only one rookie make the grid in the opening race with around 95 grand Prix wins between them.
The Austrian Grand Prix is scheduled for MotoGP 2016 after 19 years. The race will be held at the Red Bull Ring, which was the venue of the last Austrian Grand Prix when the track was called A1 Ring. The Indianapolis round has been discontinued. For the first time in the history of the Dutch TT, the races will be held on a Sunday. To view complete calendar of MotoGP 2017 – Click Here