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MotoGP Qatar Airways Grand Prix 2023

From 16 to 19 November 2023, Qatar will once again host one of the most spectacular events on the MotoGP™ calendar at Lusail International Circuit. Along with the premier MotoGP class, you can also watch exciting races from Moto2 and Moto3, and new events like the heart-pounding half-distance Tissot Sprint Saturday!

Get revved up for the ultimate race weekend at Lusail

The action will take place at the newly upgraded Lusail International Circuit, just 30 km outside Doha. Don’t miss this stunning night-time event.

MotoGP Qatar Airways Grand Prix 2023 | Tickets & Offers
MotoGP Qatar Airways Grand Prix 2023 | Tickets & Offers


Plan your visit around all the adrenaline-fuelled racing at Lusail. This year, MotoGP offers a chance for the whole family to experience the racing action together. Children under 12 can attend all three days for free when accompanied by a ticketed adult. See the full schedule.

17 Nov

Practice 1

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Practice 2

8 PM - 9 PM

18 Nov

Qualifying 1

3:40 PM - 3:55 PM

Qualifying 2

4:05 PM - 4:20 PM 

Tissot Sprint (11 laps)

8 PM

19 Nov

Warm up

3:45 PM - 3:55 PM

Rider Fan Parade

4 PM - 4:35 PM

Race (22 laps)

8 PM

MotoGP Qatar Airways Grand Prix 2023 | Tickets & Offers

Will Pecco take the championship?

Will Francesco Bagnaia of the Ducati Lenovo Team defend his title to become the 2023 MotoGP™ World Champion? In his triumphant 2022 season, he crashed out of the Qatar GP, so he will be revved up to perform well this year at a crucial point in the season. Don’t miss one of the key dates of the MotoGP™ calendar – the third last of the season – to see how the fastest motorcycle racers in the world battle it out!

A long history of exciting racing

The 2022 MotoGP season kicked off with a bang in Qatar when Enea “The Beast” Bastianini of Gresini Racing MotoGP™ secured his first-ever race victory in the premier class. Lusail International Circuit has been one of the most exciting stops on the MotoGP calendar since 2007. Notably, Qatar also made history by introducing the concept of night racing to MotoGP in 2008. 

Stay near the action

Find accommodation and great restaurants for your visit to Lusail International Circuit – choose from luxurious resorts and family-friendly hotels, and popular eateries.

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Our events calendar is packed with sports and motor events all year round.

Your MotoGP questions answered

Lusail CBD is approximately 23.6 km from Doha CBD and will take you about 38 minutes by car ride.

Easily accessible by car, the best way to get to Lusail International Circuit from Doha is via taxi or Uber. It will take about 34 minutes to get there from Doha International Airport. 

Yes, there is plenty of free parking outside Lusail International Circuit, but it’s advisable to travel by taxi on race days.

You can buy tickets for the different race days here.

You can use our visa wizard tool to find out if you need a visa to travel to Qatar. Visitors from over 95 countries are eligible for a visa on arrival. 

MotoGP Qatar Airways Grand Prix 2023 | Tickets & Offers

Revving up for a motor event?

Looking for a pit crew to help plan your trip? Let Qatar Concierge steer you in the right direction! Our dedicated travel team is here to help you book flights and book the best hotels, restaurants and attractions. Call 0161 527 4409 and they’ll be happy to help. Please note that this service is not for visa queries, please visit our Visa page for more information.

MotoGP Qatar Airways Grand Prix 2023 | Tickets & Offers