Overview of all the highlights of the MotoGP race weekend

The Red Bull Ring is ready for the second MotoGP race weekend at Spielberg. At the BITCI MOTORCYCLE GRAND PRIX OF AUSTRIA 2021 from 13 to 15 August 2021, the world’s best riders on two wheels are to battle for victory in the elite racing series.

Here are all the highlights of the first MotoGP race weekend in Austria:

Thursday 12 August - Pit Lane Tour

Fans have the unique opportunity to be there live at the Pit Lane Tour and see the MotoGP up close and in person!

All the details on the tour

16:00 - 18:00 Pit Lane Tour

Friday 13 August – Free practice & Rookies Cup Qualifying

Be there live for the free practice of the pros on two wheels in Moto3, Moto2 and MotoGP as well as MotoE and the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup. Taking part in Moto3 is an Austrian competitor in Maximilian Kofler, who already secured 9th place in the Styrian GP. From 17:35 there will also be qualifying in the Rookies Cup.

09:00 - 09:40 Moto3 free practice 1
09:55 - 10:40 MotoGP free practice 1
10:55 - 11:35 Moto2 free practice 1
11:50 - 12:20 FIM Enel MotoE World Cup, free practice 1
12:35 - 13:05 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup, free practice 1
13:15 - 13:55 Moto3 free practice 2
14:10 - 14:55 MotoGP free practice 2
15:10 - 15:50 Moto2 free practice 2
16:05 - 16:35 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup, free practice 2
16:50 - 17:20 FIM Enel MotoE World Cup, free practice 2
17:35 - 18:00 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup, qualifying

Saturday 14 August – Free practice & Qualifying

The top race series start Saturday with their third and fourth free practice sessions. Then everything will be on the wire in the afternoon as we see who will take pole position for the AustrianGP! That won’t be the end of the excitement. After the qualifying, the riders of MotoE are starting the E-Pole and the Rookies Cup have their first race! Between all the racing action there will also be Freestyle Motocross Shows again on Saturday.

09:00 - 09:40 Moto3 free practice 3
09:55 - 10:40 MotoGP free practice 3
10:55 - 11:35 Moto2 free practice 3
12:35 - 13:15 Moto3 qualifying
13:30 - 14:00 MotoGP free practice 4
14:10 - 14:25 MotoGP qualifying 1
14:35 - 14:50 MotoGP qualifying 2
15:10 - 15:50 Moto2 qualifying
16:10 FIM Enel MotoE World Cup, E-Pole
17:15 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup, race 1

Sunday 15 August – Race day

After the warm-up sessions in the morning, race day starts on Sunday with Moto3 and Moto 2 races from 11:00 CET. At 14:00 all eyes will be on the grid! The best motorcycle riders in the world will battle it out at 14:00 for victory in the elite racing series. There will be the usual spectacular shows at a Grand Prix weekend at the Red Bull Ring too of course. The air display of the Flying Bulls and the Red Bull Freestyle Motocross Show. After that FIM Enel MotoE World Cup race will take place and the youngsters will be in action in the second races of the Rookies Cup at the Red Bull Ring.

08:40 - 09:00 Moto3 warm up
09:10 - 09:30 Moto2 warm up
09:40 - 10:00 MotoGP warm up
11:00 Moto3 race (23 laps)
12:20 Moto2 race (25 laps)
14:00 MotoGP race (28 laps)
15:30 FIM Enel MotoE World Cup, race (7 laps)
16:30 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup, race 2 (17 laps)

SERVICE INFORMATION:

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • The schedule and opening times of the Spielberg MotoGP Bike City can be found here
  • Cashless system: Over the entire event complex only cashless payments can be used. It is not possible to use cash at all, apart from a few exceptions in events.
  • Ring Radio for live info: The Ring Radio will keep you up to date at all times. On the 92.3 Mhz frequency you can hear the announcer live over the entire racing complex! You will therefore remain completely up to date with all the action at the Red Bull ring in all practice sessions, qualifying and races in Moto3, Moto2, the two youngsters cups and, of course, in MotoGP.
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