Donington: MotoGP will miss the place

Donington: MotoGP will miss the place

This weekend will be Donington Park's last MotoGP round for the forseeable future. Toby Moody explains why MotoGP will be sad to see it go

Donington is like marmite for all walks of motorsport fans across the UK, and we all know why. The fantastic Craner Curves, The Old Hairpin and up to McLeans is one of the best strips of asphalt on which to see a MotoGP bike in full flow, or even to ride yourself.

I know because I've been around, and it really gives you some idea of how committed these guys are when you look at the data-logger and realise how far away your ‘hot lap' was from anything like the back of a clubby grid.

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