With the 2023 Dakar Rally finished as of January and MotoAmerica just finishing up in March, there are plenty of upcoming events for the year that will quench the thirst for motorcycle racing enthusiasts. Taking place all over the globe, it can be a challenge given different broadcasting times, races being exclusive to certain TV networks, or some races are straight-up unavailable in North America.
Luckily, streaming content has never been easier as many households now hold subscriptions that offer these events to watch. You can even stream motorcycle races through a secure VPN internet connection on your Amazon FireStick so you’ll be able to enjoy it on the big screen in the comfort of your own home.
Here are 5 motorcycle events that you’ll want to tune in to this year.
MotoGP is promising to be an exciting event this year, with its inaugural kickoff starting in Portugal for the first time in 16 years. The season will begin on March 26, 2023 and there are a total of 21 races confirmed.
If you’re new to the world of racing, welcome to the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy. This event is regarded as one of the most prestigious races as well as one of the most dangerous. It boasts a unique history of over 100 years with its first race held in 1907.
Unfortunately, there have been a total of 265 fatalities since inception which tells you about the high stakes around the 37.73 mile course, with racers averaging speeds of 130+ mph and breaking max speeds of over 200mph.
Due to concerns related to insurance costs, they announced a cancellation for Northern Island but the remainder of the races will proceed as planned.
Isle of Man TT starts on May 29, 2023 and is a worthy event to add to your calendar for viewing. You can read more here if you want to learn about this incredible event.
2023 AMA National Grand Prix Championship
Round 1 of the AMA National Grand Prix already began in January and will run all the way until Oct 15, 2023 ending the 10-round series. This event is perfect for those who ride the braap life or have an interest in offroad events, featuring some of the best track riders in the United States.
Taking place across several states such as California, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, and Arizona, this event is easily one of the largest series and split into several groups including Pro, Amateur, and Youth racing.
As of the time of writing, Round 5 is set to begin in April so if you haven’t tuned in yet, you won’t want to miss it.
If you’re into 24 Hours of Le Mans, then you’ll want to tune in the 24 Heures Motos which is commonly regarded as the world’s hardest motorcycle endurance race.
Celebrating its 46th anniversary, Le Mans 24 Heures Motos will be held at the Bugatti Circuit on April 15 and 16, 2023 in France.
It will feature the world’s best riders and some of the fastest supersport race bikes on the planet by the likes of Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, and more.
Even if you’re not attending the event in person and taking advantage of the amazing variety of entertainment and food options available, this is one event that you’ll want to sit down with snacks and enjoy.
2023 Macau Grand Prix
The Macau Grand Prix is celebrating a special anniversary with its 70th year in the making. This year’s schedule is still TBD but event organizers have dropped hints that they will run this event over 2 weeks in November 2023.
The Guia circuit, also known as Circuito da Guia, is regarded as one of the most challenging street circuits in the world, measuring 6.2 kilometers long with fast straights, tight corners, and elevations that will test riders to the limit.
Do you like speed? If so, make sure to mark your calendars because this GP is going to rock your socks.
2023 Bridgestone Canadian National Superbike Championship (CSBK)
The CSBK is Canada’s premiere motorcycle road racing championship. Held in Ontario, Canada, the 2023 event is a 5-round series beginning on May 19, 2023. It broadcasts on TSN Canada but intrepid viewers in the USA can stream online through VPN.
The CSBK started in 1980 and since then, notable Canadian riders such as Jordan Szoke have competed in the races with a total of 14 championships across 139 races..
Current bike manufacturers being raced in the series include Honda, BMW, Suzuki, Aprilia, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Ducati and Triumph. Got a love for horsepower and Canadian pride? This event’s for you.