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2019 European Motocross Championship Calendar Updated

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With the conclusion of the 2018 season Youthstream and FIM Europe announce the calendar for the 2019 European Motocross Championship, in the context of World Motocross Championship. As previously announced there will be MXGP’s return to Great Britain at the Matterley Basin circuit, Valkenswaard for the MXGP of the Netherlands, and the MXGP of Trentino at Pietramurata. The series will then return to the MXGP of Lombardia in Italy, as the MXGP of Russia will be held in June. Between the rounds of Italy and Russia MXGP will return to Agueda, Portugal for a third year in a row along with a second consecutive year at the MXGP of France in Saint Jean d’Angély. The MXGP of Latvia and the MXGP of Germany will follow Russia. The familiar track of Loket in the Czech Republic is scheduled before the testing sands of Lommel, Belgium. The season will go on for
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Joint statement from Youthstream and FIM Europe

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FIM Europe and Youthstream explain the changes to the Regulations for the 2019 FIM Europe Motocross European Championships Youthstream and FIM Europe work for the overall interest of the sport, therefore some slight adjustments will be made to the some of the 2019 European Championship Regulations as explained below. The European Championships were mainly created to help youth grow and help them prepare for MX2 and then MXGP and be competitive in these classes. This pyramid system is working well because together with this fact and by having the youth race on the same tracks and same weekends as MXGP and on tracks which are very technically demanding it has permitted all these riders to grow and implement their skills. Our pyramid system shows its success because it is without any doubt that today the MXGP and MX2 riders are the fastest in the world, and they all have come from
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YZ125 Blu Cru FIM Europe Cup Superfinale at Imola (Italy)

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The weekend of 29th and 30th September, the Imola circuit hosted the 2018 FIM Motocross World Championship, the last round of the WMX and EMX300 Presented by FMF Racing plus the YZ125 bLU cRU Cup SuperFinale, Wrapping up a perfect weekend with victory in race two, young Swiss rider Kevin Brumann is the 2018 YZ125 bLU cRU FIM Europe Cup SuperFinale overall winner. Claiming the runner-up spot in race two Great Britain's Joel Rizzi secured second overall, with Denmark's Magnus Smith earning the third spot on the final podium. FIM Europe President Dr Wolfgang Srb with the YZ125 blU cRU Cup winner Kevin Brumann and Youthstream Vice President David Luongo Kicking off the race action at the Imola motocross circuit on Sunday, the second and last race of this year's SuperFinale saw YZ125-powered youngsters continue their quest for an invitation to Yamaha's bLU cRU Masterclass. With race officials working overnight to
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Motocross

EMX 300 at Imola (Italy)

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The world famous Autodromo Enzo & Dino Ferrari circuit in Imola hosted the Championship deciding races of EMX300 presented by FMF Racing where Verde Substance KTM’s Brad Anderson renewed his title and became the newest FIM Europe Champion. Imola is known for its road racing circuit but its history in motocross goes back 70 years when the first Motocross International races were held on its grounds. This weekend a massive amount of soil was moved to create an epic motocross track where the returning sound of two strokes echoed of the hillsides. GL12 Racing’s Mike Kras was 27 points behind Brad Anderson from Verde Substance KTM coming into the weekend. Saturday hosted the first race of the two were we saw Kras take the lead as Anderson struggled and dropped from 4th to 7th before finally rebounding to finish 5th. Third in the championship was A1M Husqvarna’s Andero Lusbo and
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Motocross

Italian riders of the past honoured in Imola MXGP

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Yesterday afternoon during the MXGP of Italy at Imola’s Autodromo Enzo & Dino Ferrari circuit former Italian motocross champions were honored and given certificates from FIM Europe President Dr. Wolfgang Srb, FMI President Giovanni Copioli and President of Formula Imola Uberto Selvatico Estense. Dr. Wolfgang Srb spent time congratulating the riders with the certificates that acknowledged the great significance of their impressive careers combined with the occasion of this GP and the 70-year anniversary of motocross at Imola. Various Italian riders were present and awarded and among the others we remember Emilio Ostorero, 16-time Italian Champion in both 250cc and 500cc during 1950, 1960, and 1970, Canzio Tosi 5-time Motocross Italian champion in 250cc and 500cc and Italo Forni (Italy), 500cc Motocross Italian Champion in 1974 and part of the Fiamme Oro group.
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EMX of European Nations at Gdansk (Poland) – Day 2

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The 2018 Motocross of European Nations is complete from the Gdansk circuit of Poland. Taking the win in impressive fashion is Team Italy in both the men’s and women’s racing! A handful of races took place on the Polish soil today starting with Race 1 of the Women’s Motocross of European Nations and ending with the second race of 250 and 125 group with 4 others in between. The action filled day was also full sunshine, bar banging battles, and intense racing. Motocross of European Nations 125cc/250cc The first of two races combining the 250 4strokes and the 125cc two strokes was led through the first corner by the Italians of Gianluca Facchetti and Mattia Guadagnini with the 250 of Facchetti having the advantage. France’s Maxime Renaux was quick to make a move through and took the lead by the end of the opening lap. However with only 1 lap
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EMX 250 and 300 at Sevlievo (Bulgaria)

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The first overall winners have been crowned at the 2018 Sevlievo stop. The European Motocross Championship classes of EMX300 presented by FMF Racing and EMX250 finished their Bulgarian weekend this morning with Verde Substance KTM’s Brad Anderson taking the overall victory but the biggest news was the Overall win of Honda RedMoto Assomotor’s Mathys Boisrame which crowns the Frenchman 2018 EMX250 Champion (photo 2). Steep hillsides and challenging track conditions put the riders in a battle for position, championship points, and traction. The beautiful track and surrounding nature hosted thousands of fans as they watched some of the best riders fight in what was the penultimate round in both of the European Championships. EMX250 Race 1 was the last event on track Saturday and followed the two Qualifying races of MXGP and MX2. The track was much changed with new lines since the morning practice sessions. BUD Racing Monster Energy’s
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Motocross

EMX 125 and 250 at Frauenfeld (Switzerland)

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The FIM Motocross World Championship was joined by the European Championship races of EMX125 presented by FMF Racing and EMX250 where Team VRT’s Tom Guyon and Honda RedMoto Assomotor’s Mathys Boisrame took the respective overall wins. Played out over 2 days the EMX racing started with Time Practice and Last Chance Races to narrow the fields down to 40 riders each. Following the Qualifying was the first points paying races on Saturday starting with first with EMX125 presented by FMF Racing Race 1 immediately by EMX250 Race 1. In EMX250 the race was first led by the round 1 winner in RedSand, Spain, BUD Racing Monster Energy’s Pierre Goupillon. Goupillon quickly lost the lead to Team DIGA-Procross’ Dylan Walsh and the lost another spot to Honda RedMoto Assomotor’s Mathys Boisrame. Walsh dealt with pressure from the red plate holder Boisrame on his Honda but the #172 fell on lap 2.
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EMX 125 and 250 at Lommel (Belgium)

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The Lommel, Belgium, circuit hosted FIM Europe’s classes of EMX125 presented by FMF Racing and EMX250 for this weekend’s round of Belgium alongside the FIM Motocross World Championship classes of MXGP and MX2. Maddi Racing Husqvarna’s Mattia Guadagnini and REVO Husqvarna UK’s Mel Pocock took full advantage of the opportunity to win this weekend and took their respective overall victories. The world class event was a massive and challenging stage for the nearly 200 riders entered into the EMX classes yesterday and today. Lommel is known as one of the most testing sand tracks in the world even for seasoned World champions. Coming into the weekend 100 riders were entered into the 125 class alone with another 91 in EMX250. By the start of Saturday’s points paying race a series of timed sessions combined with a last chance race narrowed the fields to 40 riders each. EMX250’s Saturday race was
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Motocross

EMX 65, 85 and 300 at Loket (Czech Republic)

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From left to right: FIM Europe President Dr Wolfgang Srb, EMX65 Champion Brando Rispoli, EMX85 champion Camden Mc Lellan, Youthstream Vice President David Luongo. All photos ©Youthstream The FIM Motocross World Championship was in Loket for the MXGP of Czech Republic but crowning champions are the classes of EMX85 and EMX65 along with the Czech round of EMX300 presented by FMF Racing. Taking the title as 2018 European Champion was Camden Mc Lellan in EMX85 and Brando Rispoli in EMX65 while Mike Kras won the Czech round of EMX300 presented by FMF Racing. The Loket circuit provided epic conditions for the riders with overnight rain watering the track perfectly. The EMX classes took advantage of the conditions with amazing racing in front of the thousands of motocross fans lining the massive hillsides. Racing was over two days, with the first action being completed on Saturday, while Sunday hosted the deciding
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