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Grand Prix of Qatar (MotoGP) 2022

2022 Grand Prix of Qatar

Grand Prix of Qatar (MotoGP) 2022

The 2022 Grand Prix of Qatar is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular events on the MotoGP™ calendar. The action here takes place at night under the floodlights of the brilliant Lusail International Circuit, which sits around 30km outside Doha - the exciting and evolving capital city of Qatar.

Highlights of Grand Prix of Qatar 2021

Located in the Qatari desert, the Lusail circuit held its first event at the venue with the October 2004 Grand Prix of Qatar, won by Sete Gibernau. In 2008 Qatar celebrated the first floodlit Grand Prix in the history of the MotoGP™ World Championship, and since 2007 Qatar has also hosted the season-opening race on the GP calendar.

The bikes are all custom-made to be the fastest prototypes in the world, and can only be witnessed to its full potential during MotoGP.

This event is the oldest motorsports championship in existence is also the most exciting in the world. MotoGP has been thrilling race fans since 1949 and in Qatar, since 2004, featuring the best riders on the most technologically advanced and fastest prototypes in the world.

About Lusail International Circuit

Lusail International Circuit is situated 22 miles north of Qatar’s capital city, Doha. The circuit opened its doors in 2004, and in 2007, added permanent floodlights to facilitate evening races. 

Lusail International Circuit is 5.38 km in length with a total of 16 turns (10 right turns and 6 left turns). 

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Fast facts


Qatar has the record for the closest top 15 ever in the premier class, set in 2019 when 15.093 seconds separated the winner and the rider in 15th MotoGP™ era. 


Fabio Quartararo (Team Yahama)

Things to consider

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