Last updated: April 15th, 2024

Motorcycle Racing Calendar: 2024

Key Championships, Dates, Venues, and Competitors.

The 2024 motorcycle racing season is upon us and fans of the sport are gearing up for a year full of thrilling races and championships. From endurance to superbike, the 2024 calendar is packed with a wide range of top-class events that are sure to provide plenty of excitement.  

With such a packed calendar full of events, it can be difficult to keep up with all the major races, riders, and teams. That's why we've put together a comprehensive guide to the 2024 motorcycle racing calendar, so you don't miss a beat!


2024 Schedule Motorcycle racing calendar

Month

Event

Dates

Competition

  • Feb

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    --

    --

  • Phillip Island, Australia

    23/2 - 25/2

    WSBK

  • Mar

    --

    --

    --

  • Daytona, FL

    7/3 - 9/3

    MotoAmerica

  • Catalunya, Spain

    22/3 - 24/3

    WSBK

  • Apr

    --

    --

    --

  • Le Mans, France

    5/4 - 7/4

    FSBK

  • Le Mans, France

    18/4 - 21/4

    EWC

  • Navarra, Spain

    19/4 - 21/4

    BSB

  • Atlanta, GA

    19/4 - 21/4

    MotoAmerica

  • Assen, Netherlands

    19/4 - 21/4

    WSBK

  • Ledenon, France

    26/4 - 28/4

    FSBK

  • May

    --

    --

    --

  • Oulton Park, United Kingdom

    3/5 - 6/5

    BSB

  • North West 200, Northern Ireland

    6/5 - 11/5

    NW200

  • Donington Park, United Kingdom

    17/5 - 19/5

    BSB

  • Barber, AL

    17/5 - 19/5

    MotoAmerica

  • TT, Isle of Man

    27/5 - 8/6

    TT

  • Nogaro, France

    31/5 - 2/6

    FSBK

  • Road America, WI

    31/5 - 2/6

    MotoAmerica

  • June

    --

    --

    --

  • Spa, Belgium

    6/6 - 8/6

    EWC

  • Knockhill, United Kingdom

    14/6 - 16/6

    BSB

  • Brainerd, MN

    14/6 -16/6

    MotoAmerica

  • Emilia-Romagna, Italy

    14/6 - 16/6

    WSBK

  • Magny-Cours, France

    28/6 - 30/6

    FSBK

  • The Ridge, WA

    28/6 - 30/6

    MotoAmerica

  • July

    --

    --

    --

  • Snetterton, United Kingdom

    5/7 - 7/7

    BSB

  • Southern 100, Isle of Man

    8/7 - 11/7

    Southern 100

  • Laguna Seca, CA

    12/7 - 14/7

    MotoAmerica

  • Donington Park, United Kingdom

    12/7 - 14/7

    WSBK

  • Brands Hatch, United Kingdom

    19/7 - 21/7

    BSB

  • Suzuka, Japan

    18/7 - 21/7

    EWC

  • Most, Czech Republic

    19/7 - 21/7

    WSBK

  • Pau Arnos, France

    25/7 - 28/7

    FSBK

  • Aug

    --

    --

    --

  • Thruxton, United Kingdom

    9/8 - 11/8

    BSB

  • Portimão, Portugal

    9/8 - 11/8

    WSBK

  • Ohio, USA

    16/8 - 18/8

    MotoAmerica

  • Manx Grand Prix, Isle of Man

    18/8 - 26/8

    Manx GP

  • Cadwell Park, United Kingdom

    23/8 - 26/8

    BSB

  • Carole, France

    23/8 - 25/8

    FSBK

  • Balaton, Hungary

    23/8 - 25/8

    WSBK

  • Sept

    --

    --

    --

  • Magny-Cours, France

    6/9 - 8/9

    WSBK

  • Bol d'Or, France

    12/9 - 15/9

    EWC

  • Oulton Park, United Kingdom

    13/9 - 15/9

    BSB

  • Circuit of the Americas, TX

    13/9 -15/9

    MotoAmerica

  • Cremona, Italy

    20/9 - 22/9

    WSBK

  • Donington, United Kingdom

    27/9 - 29/9

    BSB

  • Paul Richard, France

    27/9 - 29/9

    FSBK

  • New Jersey, NY

    27/9 - 29/9

    MotoAmerica

  • Aragon, Spain

    27/9 - 29/9

    WSBK

  • Oct

  • Brands Hatch, United Kingdom

    11/10 - 13/10

    BSB

  • Jerez, Spain

    11/10 - 13/10

    WSBK

  • Nov

  • Macau, China

    14/11 - 17/11

    Macau GP


COMPETITIONS

EWC

The FIM Endurance World Championship, also known as the EWC, is the premier motorcycle endurance racing competition. The 2024 season, which is the 44th season of the EWC, will feature four races in total, 3 of which are 24-hour endurance races (one 8 hour race at Suzuka).

The season kicks off in April, with the 24 Heures Motos race in Le Mans, France. The Le Mans 24-hour race is one of the oldest and most prestigious races in the world - a must-visit event for any motorcycle racing fan.

This year, RST will be represented in the EWC by factory riders Sylvain Guintoli, Alan Techer and Kenny Foray. All our factory riders will be wearing the RST v4.1 EVO Kangaroo Airbag Leather Suit.

Visit the EWC Website


BSB

The British Superbike Championship, also known as BSB, is one of the most prestigious motorcycle racing championships in the world. The competition features high-powered bikes, skilled riders and close-fought battles on track, making it a thrilling spectacle for fans of the sport. The series has been running since 1988 and has grown in popularity year after year, with a dedicated and enthusiastic following of fans.

The 2024 season is shaping up to be just as competitive as any, with several riders and teams looking to challenge for the title. RST will have a heavy grid-presence in this year's BSB championship with Storm Stacey, Lee Jackson and Danny Kent trusting RST’s V4.1 Evo race suit.

Visit the BSB Website


WSBK

The World Superbike Championship, also known as WSBK, is a high-speed motorcycle racing competition that takes place annually across the globe. The series features some of the world's best riders and teams, who compete on a mix of circuits, ranging from the traditional tracks of Europe to the fast, flowing tracks of the Asia-Pacific region.

The championship, first held in 1988, is one of the premier motorcycle racing events in the world and attracts a huge following of fans from around the globe. The competition is organised by the FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme), the governing body of motorcycle racing, and features some of the world's leading motorcycle manufacturers, including Ducati, Kawasaki, Yamaha, and Honda.

The 2023 champion of the World Superbike Championship was Alvaro Bautista, who dominated the season with his impressive riding skills and the speed of his Ducati Panigale V4 R.

RST factory rider Alex Lowes will be hoping to push for podium finishes throughout the 2024 season, as he steps into the number 1 seat in the Kawasaki Racing Team (following Jonathan Rea's move to Yamaha). Alex will be competing with Bautista, Jonathan Rea on the Yamaha R1 and Toprak Razgatlıoğlu on his new BMW M1000rr for the top spots. His new teammate Axel Bassani will also be hoping to challenge at the front.

Alex will continue his quest to be the first Englishman to win the WSBK title since 2013 (Tom Sykes) and repeat the feat his manager and RST ambassador Neil Hodgson achieved some 20 years ago!

Over the years, the World Superbike Championship has seen some of the sport's greatest riders, including Carl Fogarty, Troy Corser, and Colin Edwards. Fogarty, who won four championships in the 1990s, is widely regarded as one of the greatest World Superbike riders of all time, while Corser and Edwards were also successful competitors during their careers.

Visit the WorldSBK Website

FSBK

The French Superbike Championship, also known as FSBK, is one of the most competitive national motorcycle racing series in Europe. Launched in 1985, the FSBK has been the breeding ground for some of the world's greatest motorcycle riders.

One of the most notable riders in the FSBK is current champion Kenny Foray, who won the Superbike title in 2022 & 2023 aboard his Tecmas Racing Team BMW M1000RR. Kenny is an RST Factory rider who will once again wear RST products on track for 2024.

The FSBK season typically runs from April to October, with rounds taking place at some of France's most famous circuits, including Magny-Cours, Le Mans and Dijon.

Visit the FSBK Website

MotoAmerica

MotoAmerica is the premier motorcycle racing championship in the United States, featuring top class road racing competition. With a history dating back to 2015, MotoAmerica has quickly become one of the most exciting and competitive racing series in the world.

The championship comprises several classes, including Superbike, Supersport, and Stock 1000. The top class, Superbike, features the fastest and most powerful production-based motorcycles, providing a thrilling spectacle for fans and riders alike.

Some of the key teams competing in MotoAmerica include Team Hammer, Scheibe Racing, and the Warhorse Ducati team, as well as top riders such as Brandon Paasch, Cameron Beaubier, and Josh Herrin.

One of the key features of MotoAmerica is its focus on providing a platform for up-and-coming riders to showcase their talent and advance their careers. With a strong emphasis on development and growth, the championship attracts young riders from around the world, as well as experienced racers looking to test their skills against the best in the world.

Historically, MotoAmerica has produced some of the greatest motorcycle racers of all time, with legends such as Ben Spies and Roger Hayden, competing in the series at one point or another.

RST’s representation this year will come in the form of Team Hammer with Richie Escalante, Brandon Paasch and Tyler Scott all set to pull on the RST leathers.

Visit the MotoAmerica Website

Isle of Man TT

The Isle of Man TT is perhaps the most famous motorcycle road racing event in the world. Held on the Isle of Man, a small island in the Irish Sea, the TT is a two-week event that features a number of different races. The most prestigious race is the Senior TT, which takes place over six laps of the 37.73-mile course, and is considered the ultimate test of rider and machine. The Isle of Man TT is known for its unique and treacherous course, which features narrow, winding roads and elevation changes that can make it difficult for riders to maintain their speed.

View IOMTT Website


Macau Grand Prix

The Macau Grand Prix is a road race that takes place in the former Portuguese colony of Macau, on the south coast of China. The event features a 3.8-mile circuit that includes both fast straights and tight corners. The Macau GP attracts top riders from around the world, and is known for its challenging course and high-speed crashes.


North West 200

The North West 200 is a road race that takes place on public roads near the town of Coleraine in Northern Ireland. The course is a 8.9-mile triangular circuit, with riders reaching speeds of up to 200mph. The event attracts top riders from around the world, and is known for its fast and challenging course.

Visit NW200 Website

The road racing events listed above are just a few of the many that take place around the world. While the risks are high, the rewards for the winners are huge, and the events themselves are steeped in tradition and history.

RST has a number of riders expected to compete across the various events, including Ian Hutchinson, Glenn Irwin, Conor Cummins, Davo Johnson and Lee Johnston.


Conclusion

With so many events, races, and championships the motorcycle racing calendar for 2024 is jam-packed with exciting events, from the high-speed thrills of MotoGP to the endurance-testing Bol d'Or. With top riders and teams from around the world competing, there's sure to be plenty of action and drama as the year progresses. Whether you're a die-hard fan of the sport or just a casual observer, there's something for everyone in the world of motorcycle racing in 2024.


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Christopher Impey

A motorcycle rider and enthusiast; as the digital editor for RST, Chris is responsible for creating compelling copy and captivating digital experiences.