Silly-Season has officially hooked fifth gear and is heading straight for Qatar, round one of the 2014 FIM Motocross World Championship. As you all know, a New Year always means new fresh starts, new teams, new bikes and a truckload of gossip. With the Internet literally buzzing as we wait for the season to unfold, we’ve decided to shed some light on some of this season’s hottest moves.
FUNCHAL (Portugal), 10 February 2014 – Youthstream is pleased to announce that the fifth MXGP of the 2014 season will be held at Sevlievo, Bulgaria, during the 20th April weekend.
In the brand new workshop in Genk, there is one big mark around the first weekend of March. This is the weekend of the first GP in 2014 at the Losail track in Qatar. As we’re only 22 days away from this race everybody is counting down. The preparations for the new season are still going on but everybody is super motivated for 2014!
Round two of the Italian Motocross Championship (Internazionale d’Italia) took place today at the circuit of Noto in Sicily, Italy. Hailing from Sicily, it was a win of sentiment for our seven-time World Champion Antonio Cairoli as he went for the second time this year unbeaten in both races. Meanwhile his Red Bull KTM Factory teammate Jordi Tixier did a remarkable job in the MX2 taking home the MX2 race victory and finishing as the best placed MX2 rider in the Elite in seventh.
In his annual global motorsports address today, which outlined all of Honda’s factory motorsport programmes for 2014, Honda President Takanobu Ito announced that Honda is further increasing its support in the FIM Motocross World Championship.