The future of the Czech Republic MotoGP at Brno looks a step closer.

A statement declared that the South Moravian Region and Czech Republic Government had helped to pay last year's event fee, with talks now continuing for future grands prix.

Brno boasted the biggest attendance of the 2014 MotoGP season with a weekend crowd of 240,695. The circuit has been given its usual mid-August date on the provisional 2015 calendar.

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The full statement can be seen below:

"Dorna Sports S.L. and the South Moravian Region have declared common interest in the future of the Grand Prix of the Czech Republic (MotoGP), with the participation of Automotodrom Brno, a.s.

"Dorna Sports S.L. appreciates the help of the South Moravian Region and the Government of the Czech Republic with the payment of the 2014 event fee.

"This week's working meeting is the beginning of negotiations on safeguarding the MotoGP event in Brno over the coming years. Both parties consider as the most suitable next step holding a meeting in Brno with the participation of Dorna Sports S.L., the South Moravian Region and the circuit operator, Automotodrom Brno, a.s."