MotoGP will race in Kazakhstan in 2023, in the heart of Central Asia
MotoGP has announced that Kazakhstan will host a round of the World Championship in 2023, in a new 5-year agreement. Located in the heart of Central Asia, the country is the 30th to receive the category since 1949.
The race will take place at the new Sokol International Racetrack complex, which is on the outskirts of the country’s largest city, Almaty, and which has, in addition to the main track, a kart circuit and drag track.
The circuit is 4,495 meters long, 15 meters wide, 5 curves to the right, 8 curves to the left, clockwise, and the main straight allows reaching a maximum speed of over 300 km/h.
In addition, the complex houses a hotel with swimming pools for adults and children, restaurant, mini golf, paintball club, car museum and camping areas.
The region will be a new pitstop for MotoGP as the sport continues to expand across the world, engaging new markets and fan bases. Recently they also announced their intention to race in India, but there is still no set date.
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