19/06/13 - 08:57
Freestyle Motocross World Championship in Basel attracts impressive field of riders, including former title holders and runners-up, plus an X-Fighters winner Swiss fans of extreme sports have long had the weekend of 21st/22nd June 2013 circled in red on their calendars. That’s when NIGHT of the JUMPs is scheduled to make its seventh visit to the St Jakobshalle arena in Basel. And the line-up for t...
17/06/13 - 01:17
The main races of the Grand Prix of Italy took place today at the emblematic track of Maggiora, which was packed with 38000 spectators. The crowd was outstanding and they supported their home riders until the very last lap. However, Antonio Cairoli finished third overall as Gautier Paulin conquered the podium and his teammate Ken De Dycker finished second. In the MX2 class Jeffrey Herlings was fir...
16/06/13 - 22:51
After a great day’s racing yesterday the riders of the FIM Motocross MX3 World Championship lined up again this morning for race two. With the sun burning bright and temperatures averaging around 28 degrees Celsius the MX3 world championship heated up in more ways than one with Klemen Gercar scoring a consistent two times second place finish to take the overall victory here in magnificent Maggiora...
16/06/13 - 22:15
Sunlit clouds filled the blue skies of Maggiora for round three of the FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship. Despite the line up of strong contenders such as Australian women’s motocross champion Meghan Rutledge, British Ladies class champion Natalie Kane and ex WMX world champion Stephanie Laier there was no stopping Monster Energy Yamaha’s Chiara Fontanesi as she continues to take this seaso...
16/06/13 - 01:18
Also taking part alongside the FIM Motocross MX1, MX2 and MX3 World Championships is round three of the FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship where the current world champion and red plate holder Italian Chiara Fontanesi showed her fellow countrymen why she is motocross’s leading lady.
After dominating the qualifying race the Italian superwoman Chiara Fontanesi did it again, taking the holesh...
16/06/13 - 00:44
Back to the roots, the MX3 world championship joined the premier world championship classes (MX1 and MX2) at the historically famous and magnificent track of Maggiora, Italy for round five of the 2013 FIM Motocross MX3 World Championship. With sunlit clouds crowding the skies, any beam shinning through seemed to be hitting Martin Michek as he swept day one, topping the charts in the timed training...
15/06/13 - 21:56
Finally the big day arrived and the best motocross riders in the world raced the renovated track of Maggiora that had been closed for fourteen years. The emblematic Italian track hosted the MX1 and MX2 Qualifying races, as well as race one of the fifth round of the FIM MX3 World Championship and the third round of the FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship.
Gautier Paulin obtained his second o...
14/06/13 - 17:43
Since the announcement of the comeback of the old-school track of Maggiora to the FIM Motocross World Championship, there have been many expectations generated around the Italian Grand Prix. Finally, the day has arrived and during the 16th June weekend up to four classes – MX1, MX2, MX3 and WMX – will race the renovated track of Maggiora located a few kilometres away of Milan in the north of Italy...
12/06/13 - 09:55
Monster Energy Yamaha will welcome former Grand Prix winner and current Australian MX1 Motocross Championship contender Billy Mackenzie back to the throes of the FIM series this weekend. The 29 year old Scot will substitute the injured Steven Frossard and steer the factory YZ450FM at Maggiora for the Grand Prix of Italy and round nine of seventeen in the 2013 competition.Mackenzie is taking profit...
10/06/13 - 09:13
Round two of the FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship took place today at the circuit of Orehova Vas in sunny Slovenia where Monster Energy Yamaha’s Chiara Fontanesi added another two wins to her so far perfect season. Stephanie Laier was on the second step of the podium and Meghan Rutledge completed the top three.Race one started with a hiss and roar when more than ten riders were caught up i...