The FIM has today (Tuesday) released the following updated version of the 2013 MotoGP World Championship calendar.

The update confirms that Texas will be round three of the season, although a final decision is yet to be taken regarding the second event on the provisional schedule - believed to be reserved for Argentina.

There is also one date change, with the German Grand Prix moved one week earlier to July 7, while the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez remains Subject To Contract...

Updated Provisional 2013 MotoGP calendar:

Round 1:31 March Qatar* LosailRound 2: 14 April TBC TBCRound 3: 21 April Americas AustinRound 4: 5 May Spain (STC) JerezRound 5: 19 May France Le MansRound 6: 2 June Italy MugelloRound 7: 16 June Catalunya CatalunyaRound 8: 29 June Netherlands** AssenRound 9: 7 July Germany SachsenringRound 10: 21st July United States***Laguna SecaRound 11: 18 August Indianapolis IndianapolisRound 12: 25 August Czech Republic BrnoRound 13:1 September Great Britain SilverstoneRound 14:15 September San Marino MisanoRound 15:29 September Aragon AragonRound 16:13 October Malaysia SepangRound 17: 20 October Australia Phillip IslandRound 18:27 October Japan MotegiRound 19:10 November Valencia Valencia

* Evening race
** Saturday race
*** Only MotoGP class
(STC) = Subject to Contract
TBC = To Be Confirmed