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Rumours of joint F1-MotoGP race weekend getting speed

It is a “medium term” objective to host a special and spectacular joint race weekend including both Formula 1 and its two-wheeled equivalent, MotoGP.

Those rumours have actually been swirling for a long time, however they’re now acquiring additional steam following news that Liberty Media, F1’s business rights holder, now likewise owns MotoGP.

Carlos Ezpeleta, the continuing MotoGP sporting executive and boy of the series’ continuous supremo Carmelo, clarifies that a joint F1-MotoGP occasion is “not in the instant strategies”.

“But it’s likewise not something that we eliminate for the medium term,” he informed Spanish media in the wake of the Liberty takeover.

When it comes to a suitable circuit to accommodate the requirements of both F1 and MotoGP, that is likewise yet to be chosen.

“There are a variety of circuits that can accommodate both series,” stated Carlos Ezpeleta, “however not many.

“It is a task that will not be put aside, however we are not dealing with it at this phase,” he included.

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