Dorna claims it would not be concerned if Silverstone hosted the British MotoGP and F1 events next season.

Having apparently lost the F1 grand prix to Donington Park from 2010, Silverstone helped engineer a switch in the other direction for MotoGP - making it Silverstone's new headline event.

However, with Donington a long way from finishing the extensive track and infrastructure modifications needed for F1, it would be far from surprising if F1 stayed at Silverstone next season - when the first MotoGP event at the Northamptonshire track since 1986 will be held on a modified version of the present F1 circuit.

When asked about the possibility of Silverstone hosting both F1 and MotoGP next year, Dorna managing director Javier Alonso insisted he had 'no concerns' about such a scenario.

The only venues both MotoGP and F1 currently race at are Sepang (Malaysia) and the Circuit de Catalunya (Spain), but Alonso stated that the decision to leave Donington for Silverstone had not been made simply to avoid 'sharing' with F1.

"We started talking about [Silverstone] nearly three years ago," he revealed. "We've been going to Donington for 23 years now, and we believed we had to make a change.

"We've been growing MotoGP at Donington for the last five, six or seven years and we believed this was the right time for a change."

Dorna now wants MotoGP to stay at Silverstone for the foreseeable future.

"We like long contracts. We have a five-year deal at the moment, but we really like to be at places for long periods of time," said Alonso. "It helps to grow the sport in the country."

Silverstone previously hosted the British motorcycle grand prix round from 1977 to 1986.


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