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Suncity Group Macau Grand Prix – Practice/Qualifying/Race Schedule

After several months away from roads competition, many of the world’s best road racers return to competitive action this week at the Suncity Group Macau Grand Prix.

The 28 rider entry consisting of a mix of proven front runners, rising stars, new overseas talent and seasoned event exponents is one of the most diverse assembled in recent times.

Photo by Kelvin Wong

It’s an early start for riders on Thursday morning, with the first practice session scheduled to get underway from 7:30 AM local time.

The battle for pole position claimed last year by three times North West 200 victor Glenn Irwin, begins in the mid afternoon with the opening qualifying session.

Whilst Q2 takes place on Friday morning, as racers jostle for ideal starting spots ahead of Saturday’s 12 lap race.

The full practice, qualifying, race schedule for the 2018 Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix, is as follows:

Thursday 15th of November:

06:00 AM Roads close
07:30-08:30 AM Free Practice
4:00-4:45 PM First Qualifying

Friday 16th of November:

06:00 AM Roads close
07:30-08:30 AM Second Qualifying

Saturday 17th of November:

06:00 AM Roads close
11:50-12:10 PM Race warm up
3:55 PM Suncity Group Macau Grand Prix – 12 Laps

Words by Stevie Rial