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MotoGP returns for the highly anticipated 2023 season with the Portuguese GP this weekend at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve.
All 11 teams and 22 riders will be keen to set a early marker as they chase glory across 18 events this year.
Italian Francesco Bagnaia will head into the season as the mean to beat after he claimed the title in 2022 with the Ducati Lenovo Team. He won seven races last year to help him claim top spot ahead of Fabio Quartararo by just 17 points.
For everything you need to know on how to watch MotoGP throughout 2023, The Sporting News has you covered.
MORE: MotoGP schedule 2023: Dates, start times, TV channels and how to watch every race
How to watch MotoGP in the United States
- TV channel and live stream: NBC
For US-based viewers, every race in the 2023 MotoGP season will be available on NBC’s family of networks. NBC and CNBC will bring you the action on TV with steaming options available on the NBC website and app.
How to watch MotoGP in Canada
- TV channel and live stream: REV TV
For fans in Canada, REV TV will carry the telecast of races. Unfortunately, Rev TV does not stream live content on its website. However, it has made its channel available to 32 different cable TV providers in Canada.
How to watch MotoGP in the United Kingdom
- TV channel and live stream: ITV, BT Sport
Viewers located in the United Kingdom can catch all the action courtesy of ITV and BT, including ITVX and the BT Sport app. BT Sport will have the rights over the majority of the season but in the past ITV has shown the UK race on free-to-air TV as well as highlights.
How to watch MotoGP in Australia
- TV channel and live stream: Foxtel; Kayo Sports
Foxtel and Kayo Sports will carry all races in Australia.
How to watch MotoGP in India
- TV channel and live stream: Eurosport India
Fans of MotoGP in India will be able to watch both live qualifying and races with Eurosport throughout the 2023 season.
MotoGP schedule 2023
In total, there are 18 scheduled events on the MotoGP docket for 2023, representing another all-time high for the calendar.
After testing in Malaysia at the start of February, the first race will be the Portuguese Grand Prix on the weekend of March 24.
The Finland GP, which was cancelled in 2022 due to the “geopolitical situation”, will again not take place in 2023.
Here’s the latest schedule (subject to change):
|Date||Race||Track||Start time (ET)||Winner (Team)|
|February 5-7||Shakedown test||Sepang International Circuit||—||—|
|February 10-12||Sepang test||Sepang International Circuit||—||—|
|March 11-12||Portimao test||
Autodromo Internacional do Algarve
|March 24-26||Portuguese GP||Autodromo Internacional do Algarve||9 a.m.||TBD|
|March 31-April 2||Argentina GP||Termas de Rio Hondo||1 p.m.||TBD|
|April 14-16||Americas GP||Circuit of the Americas||3 p.m.||TBD|
|April 28-30||Spanish GP||Circuito de Jerez – Angel Nieto||9 a.m.||TBD|
|May 1||Jerez test||Circuito de Jerez – Angel Nieto||—||—|
|May 12-14||French GP||Le Mans||8 a.m.||TBD|
|June 9-11||Italian GP||
Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello
|June 16-18||German GP||Sachsenring||8 a.m.||TBD|
|June 23-25||Dutch GP||Assen||8 a.m.||TBD|
|July 7-9||Kazakhstan GP||Sokol||5 a.m.||TBD|
|August 4-6||British GP||Silverstone||8 a.m.||TBD|
|August 18-20||Austrian GP||Red Bull Ring – Spielberg||8 a.m.||TBD|
|September 1-3||Catalan GP||Barcelona-Catalunya||8 a.m.||TBD|
|September 8-10||San Marino GP||
Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli
|September 11||San Marino test||Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli||8 a.m.||TBD|
|September 22-24||Indian GP||Buddh||4.30 a.m.||TBD|
|September 29-October 1||
|Mobility Resort Motegi||2 a.m.||TBD|
|October 13-15||Indonesian GP||Mandalika||2 a.m.||TBD|
|October 20-22||Australian GP||Phillip Island||12 a.m.||TBD|
|October 27-29||Thailand GP||Chang||12 a.m.||TBD|
|November 10-12||Malaysian GP||Sepang||1 a.m.||TBD|
|November 17-19||Qatar GP||Lusail||12 p.m.||TBD|
|November 24-26||Valencia GP||Circuit Ricardo Tormo||9 a.m.||TBD|