Marc Marquez
Marc Marquez is the favourite for the race in DohaGetty

The 2015 MotoGP season will kick start this weekend during the Qatar MotoGP Grand Prix. The second and third practice sessions will take in the Losail International Circuit, Doha, on Friday.

Where to Watch Live

The second practice session of the Valencia Grand Prix starts at 6pm GMT, with BT Sport 2 and BT Sports 2 HD providing live coverage in the UK.

Live coverage of the third practice session starts at 8:55pm BST. Real-time internet updates are available on MotoGP's official website.

Track Facts

  • Circuit Name: Losail International Circuit
  • First MotoGP Race: 2004
  • Circuit Length: 5.380km
  • Number Of Laps: 22
  • Race Distance: 118.4km
  • Most Wins: Casy Stoner & Jorge Lorenzo (5)
  • 2014 Winner: Marc Marquez (Honda)
  • 2014 Pole: Marc Marquez (Honda)

Honda rider Marc Marquez won it for the last two seasons and the defending champion will be looking to win it for the third time this year. The Spaniard is one of the firm favourites and will face competition Yamaha duo of Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo, along with his own teammate