The Pit Stop
31st August 2022
Sprint races might not be the answer to MotoGP's problems
It’s the first major shake-up to the MotoGP format in years, sprint races are coming to the premier class of motorcycle racing for 2023.
But unlike F1’s recent test of the format, MotoGP will be holding a sprint race at every event on the calendar, not just select ones.
And at a time where viewership numbers and fan attendances are dropping, this is a good way of re-promoting a sport which offers a great spectacle of racing.
Yet, like MotoGP’s other current problems, this solution also brings