Losail Circuit listed to host final round in 2018

 03 Nov 2017 - 1:16

The Peninsula

Qatar is scheduled to host the final round of the 2018 WorldSBK Championship, details showed yesterday.
This week, the rider family is competing for the final round of the 2017 WorldSBK Championship, a feature that looks set to be repeated next season, according to the provisional 2018 calendar released yesterday.
With the 2017 season coming to a close, thoughts are already turning to next season and the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship provisional calendar has been released for 2018.
Taking on 13 rounds again next year, the traditional season opener of Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit will remain ahead of the battle going to Chang International Circuit, before the much anticipated European opener at MotorLand Aragon.
With two additions to the calendar, the WorldSBK machines will take on Brno and El Villicum in 2018, offering new challenges and pure racing. With the excitement no doubt building, Losail International Circuit will once again host the final round of the season.
FIM Supersport World Championship will take on 12 rounds, whilst the FIM Supersport 300 World Championship and FIM European Superstock 1000 Championship will run from 13th April at MotorLand, as the season finale will take place at Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours on 28th – 30th September.
It was also announced that officials tests will be conducted at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit (Feb 19-20) and at Autodromo Internacional do Algarve (August 23-24).