MotoGP At Indianapolis: September 2008?

The fact that the owners of Indianapolis Motor Speedway are talking to Dorna in an attempt to get a MotoGP round run at the track is an open secret. FIM officials have already visited the legendary American circuit for a safety inspection. And now, rumors are surfacing that the race is scheduled to take place in September 2008. No details are available, other than paddock scuttlebutt, but the month of September is the firmest mention of a date yet.

Looking at the current calendar, it's hard to see how they could fit another round in, as September sees the Misano, Portugal and Motegi rounds. However, if the other rumor turns out to be true, that China is the GP that will be dropped, then that would allow the Australian round to move to April and the Australian autumn, with much better weather conditions, and mean the Japanese round could be moved up a couple of weeks. The logistics of the program are still vague, and very, very complex.

More as more information surfaces.

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