Motocross is back to action in August in France, with three rounds of the French Elite series scheduled in August and September, with a maximum of 5000 people on site.
For some clubs that was enough to ask for a round of the French Elite series, and the first one was Castelnau de Levis
Motocross tracks in France are to be opened up for practice from Monday, but all racing is still banned until August 1 - limited to events of less than 5000 people. Major events with 500 or more attendants will be allowed from September 1, which is good news for the
Last year's team won in the USA
They've been unbeatable for the past five years - from the wet of Red Bud and Matterley to the hard pack of Maggiora and Ernee and even soft soil at Kegums. But will the deep sand of Assen finally spell an end to France's
The last weekend in Portugal was pivotal in the MX2 World Championship as Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Jorge Prado claimed his 5th overall win of the season via 1-1 scores. The dominance of Prado also stole away the championship leader’s red plate from Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Thomas Kjer Olsen.
Both Olsen and
The 2019 MXGP action continues to bring surprises, only one week after a difficult 6th overall in Lombardia, Italy, Team HRC’s Tim Gajser rode to a perfect 1-1 finish in Portugal just days ago. Gajser’s French resume puts him with 2 podium finishes, a 3rd in 2018 and a 2nd in 2016.
Meanwhile Red Bull KTM Factory
This weekend the MXGP heads to France for the Saint Jean d'Angely round of the world championship.
With two of the worlds finest Frenchman set to whip the home crowd into a frenzy which normally happens at Saint Jean d'Angely, the weekend could throw up a surprise or two.
As the MXGP closes in next weekend in Argentina, the final pre-season race took place in France this weekend.
Great news for British fans as Ben Watson of MONSTER ENERGY KEMEA YAMAHA MX2 Team, raced to two races wins at the Mastercross Lacapelle.
In MX1 Romain Febvre took the honours with
Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Nathan Watson has secured a dominant victory at round three of the Championnat de France des Sables beach race series in St. Léger de Balson. Charging his way to a commanding two-minute win, Watson claimed the top step of the podium for the first time
Former world champ Jordi Tixier will ride for the VHR KTM team in MXGPs next year, and will start his international season for the squad when he lines up as part of Team France in the Motocross of Nations in the USA next month.
Tixier, names as a replacement for injured
Ulsterman Martin Barr lost the lead of the EMX250 championship after a crash in the opener saw him stuck in a fence in a crash that also took down last week's race winner Steven Clarke, then Barr was forced to ride from the back of the pack to an eventual