Today’s Fiat Professional MXGP of Lombardia hosted amazing racing and followed by the important announcement of a new stop for the series next year, the 2019 MXGP of Hong Kong.
The announcement, made just after the qualifying races, was given by Youthstream President Giuseppe Luongo, who was joined by FIM Europe President, Dr. Wolfgang Srb, FIM/CMS Director, Tony Skillington, Moonmoto Hong Kong CEO & organizer of the MXGP of Hong Kong, Ash Zeak Yutt Sauk, and Moonmoto Hong Kong Partner, Pier Carlo Bottero.
The event that will be in the MXGP Calendar for 3 years starting from 2019 was announced as one of the twenty rounds planned for the 2019 season and will be scheduled together with the 2019 MXGP of China in Shanghai. Known as a strong economic, trade, and financial center in the world’s largest motorcycle market, Hong Kong is a great location to add to the list of spectacular venues of the FIM Motocross World Championship. The collaborative effort made by Youthstream, the FIM, and the organizer insure that the new round will be among the top events in the 2019 calendar.
Giuseppe Luongo, Youthstream President: “MXGP is growing in many aspects, racing is amazing, facilities and paddock are more and more outstanding and the interest from national organizers is increasing year by year showing the rise of our Championship all over the world. I’m really pleased about the agreement we reached Ashley Zeak Yutt Sauk for the Organization of the MXGP of Hong Kong. Hong Kong is one of the greatest places in Asia and to bring MXGP in this fantastic city is something unique. I wish to thank Moonmoto Hong Kong and Ashley Zeak Yutt Sauk for the Organization of this prime event.”
Wolfgang Srb, FIM Europe President: It’s always a big pleasure to be here with Youthstream to announce these big events. South East Asia is growing and the interest in motocross is getting amazing there, to be there with Motocross World Championship is incredible. From experience we know the cooperation will bring to big success especially for the growth of the sport. This is why I’m very happy to be here with all of you to make this great event possible.