MotoGP: Practice And Qualifying Sessions Tweaked
FIM Grand Prix World Championship
Decisions of the Grand Prix Commission
The Grand Prix Commission, composed of Messrs. Carmelo Ezpeleta (Dorna, Chairman), Paul Duparc (FIM), Hervé Poncharal (IRTA) and Biense Bierma (MSMA), assisted by Messrs. Jorge Viegas (FIM President), Carlos Ezpeleta (Dorna), Mike Trimby (IRTA, Secretary of the meeting) and Corrado Cecchinelli (Director of Technology), in electronic meetings held in July 2023, made the following decisions, effective immediately:
MotoGP Class Practice Sessions timed for entry into Q2
Following unanimous agreement between the MotoGP Class Teams, the GPC has approved a proposal to change the sessions timed for entry into Qualifying 2.
The first premier class practice session of a Grand Prix weekend will no longer be timed for
qualifying/entry into Qualifying 2.
It will remain 45 minutes in length and will now be named Free Practice