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* Losail Round 2: 14 April TBC TBC Round 3: 21 April Americas Austin Round 4: 5 May Spain (STC) Jerez Round 5: 19 May France Le Mans Round 6: 2 June Italy Mugello Round 7: 16 June Catalunya Catalunya Round 8: 29 June Netherlands** Assen Round 9: 7 July Germany Sachsenring Round 10: 21st July United States***Laguna Seca Round 11: 18 August Indianapolis Indianapolis Round 12: 25 August Czech Republic Brno Round 13: 1 September Great Britain Silverstone Round 14: 15 September San Marino Misano Round 15: 29 September Aragon Aragon Round 16: 13 October Malaysia Sepang Round 17: 20 October Australia Phillip Island Round 18: 27 October Japan Motegi Round 19: 10 November Valencia Valencia

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