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MotoGP to Bulgaria

The Bulgarian Motorcycle Federation has signed a preliminary agreement witth Dorna Sports to hold a round of the MotoGP world championship during a five year period. It is unclear as yet where the track will be located. the most probable is the track near Dolna Mitropolya, which already holds motorbike events. The designer of the race track, Adamo Leonzio says the track will 'be out of this world' and that World Champion Valentino Rossi will be involved as consultant.


Although a second location is in the offing but exactly where is currently being kept under wraps.

The Bulgarian Motorcycle Federation are said to be extremely pleased to sign the agreement as no other country in the region hosts a MotoGP.

Claude Denis, chairperson of the MotoGP committee with FIM, said that the Bulgarian circuit would be added to the MotoGP calendar for 2011.

To add to the excitement for petrolheads, Bulgaria is also going to host a round of the World Rally Championship next year. Even a Formula One race may be on the cards with meetings with F1 representatives said to already have taken place in Monaco.