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Valkenswaard opening 2012 FIM MX3

06/04/12 - 19:26

Everything is ready for the FIM Motocross World Championship comeback this Easter weekend in Valkenswaard, the Netherlands. The Dutch track will not only host the first Grand Prix of sixteen of the MX1 and MX2 classes, but also the first round of the FIM MX3 World Championship and the first round of the FIM Women´s Motocross World Championship.

First time in MX3 history they will start together with MX1 and MX2 riders and WMX. Four cathegories in one place, one weekend. This will continue at 19 August 2012 in Matterley Basin (Great Britain). And last time meet all four cathegories together in Teutschenthal (Germany) at 23 August 2012.

Typical sandy track will examine the riders after winter break, but also their technical skills. Last year MX3 champion – Julien Bill moved off from MX3. The second in overall standings 2011 – Milko Potisek has changed the class. He wanted to try his best in MX1. In this case is the way to title for the others opened.

Hope that 2012 MX3 fights bring us excitements and satisfaction in spectators faces. At entry list are a lot of new, unknown riders, but also top ten riders 2011 will try to climb higher.

Dirkx Honda rider Antti Pyrhonen is fully prepared. After long testing in deep Dutch sand he has only one goal - win. However nobody knows who enjoy his riding in sand more, who from the new guys is „sand specialist“. We can only wait to Monday and watch, what can riders show on a technical track.

Sunday: WMX Free Practice 7:30; MX3 Free Practice 1 Group A 8:10; MX3 Free Practice 1 Group B 8:40; MX2 Free Practice 9:30; MX1 Free Practice 10:15; WMX Pre-Qualifying Practice 11:00; MX3 Free Practice 2 Group A 12:15; MX3 Free Practice 2 Group B 12:45; MX2 Pre-Qualifying Practice 13:15; MX1-Pre Qualifying Practice 14:00; WMX Qualifying Race 15:30; MX2 Qualifying Race 16:10; MX1 Qualifying Race 17:00; MX3 Qualifying Practice Group A 17:40; MX3 Qualifying Practice Group B 18:10; WMX Race 1 18:50.

Monday: MX3 Start Test Session Group 1 7:45; MX3 Start Test Session Group 2 7:55; MX3 Warm up 8:00; WMX Warm up 8:30; MX2 Warm up 9:00; MX1 Warm up 9:30; WMX Race 2 10:10; MX3 Race 1 11:10; MX2 Grand Prix Race 1 12:10; MX1 Grand Prix Race 1 13:10; MX2 Grand Prix Race 2 15:03; MX1 Grand Prix race 2 16:03; MX3 Race 2 18:00.

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