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2017 Provisional MotoGP Calendar - Almost Identical to 2016

There is a current fashion in moviemaking, of taking proven formulas from the past, giving them a light makeover and then relaunching them, then trying to spice them up by referring to them as a "reboot" or "reloaded". Dorna executives must have been to see Ghostbusters, Mad Max, and many more, as the 2017 MotoGP calendar is best described as 2016 Reloaded.

The 2017 MotoGP calendar is almost identical to the 2016 calendar, with a couple of minor tweaks. Those tweaks are a clear improvement on 2016: there are fewer large gaps, and there are fewer back-to-back races. There have been some changes to help with logistics, and some to help with race organizations. 

2016 Sepang World Superbike Race Two Results: Tears In The Rain

The Rain was so heavy that it pushed the start of the World Supersport race to after this event so it came as no surprise that World Superbike race two would be declared a wet race and everyone fitted intermediate Pirellis accordingly.

Report and results follow.

2016 Sepang World Supersport Superpole Results: Fewer Riders Without ESS

World Supersport Superpole started dry with Kyle Smith and Christian Gamarino favourites to qualify for the second session. The ESS riders don't race in the flyaway rounds, so there wasn't the usual hornet's nest of riders in the first session.

Report and results follow.

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