29.11.2019

KymiRing will host its first ever round of the MotoGP ™ series next summer

Tickets will be released for sale on Tuesday, 3 December 2019

The premier class of two-wheelers, MotoGP™, will arrive in Finland on 10–12 July 2020. The historic race, held for the first time ever in Finland on the new KymiRing GP circuit, will feature the MotoGP™, Moto2™ and Moto3™ classes. The MotoE class will be confirmed later.

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The audience will be able to enjoy the unique MotoGP atmosphere at KymiRing on three days, as the event site will be open to the public already on Friday during the free practice session. The qualifying sessions of all classes will take place on Saturday, and the race for World Championship points will take place on Sunday.

KymiRing Events Oy has signed a contract on organising the MotoGP round with Dorna Sports, the promoter of the series. The contract covers the years 2020–2024.

Lahti Events is responsible for the supplementary programme of the event and the event area constructed around the circuit, as well as sales and marketing of the event. The event is planned in close cooperation with KymiRing Oy and Finnish Motorcycling Federation.

-          We expect not only MotoGP fans from Finland but also race tourists especially from Russia, the Baltics and of course, Nordic countries, estimates Emilia Mäki, Managing Director at Lahti Events.

Tickets for the KymiRing round of the MotoGP™ Championship will be released for sale on Tuesday, 3 December at 12.00 noon via Lippu.fi and on the official website of the Finnish round of the MotoGP Championship series at www.finlandmotogp.fi.

Further information:

Emilia Mäki
Managing director, Lahti Events Oy
Tel. +358 50 582 0953, emilia.maki@lahtievents.fi

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KymiRing, located in Iitti, is the only GP racetrack in Northern Europe that meets the highest FIM and FIA standards. KymiRing is only FIM and FIA highest classified GP-racetrack in Northern Europe. The 4.5-kilometer track’s height differences are approximately 23 meters, which guarantees excellent conditions for MotoGP™ spectators follow the race. The track has 18 corners and its 1,2 kilometers’ back straight is the longest straight on the European GP circuits.

Lahti Events Oy, the event company owned by the City of Lahti, specialising in the production of international sports events. The company’s roots lie in organising the Lahti Ski Games events. In cooperation with its parent company KOKO Lahti Oy, Lahti Events sells, markets and organises events of various sizes, including trade fairs, concerts, business and sports events.