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Coldenhoff heads Fantic’s MXGP return

Fantic returns to line up in grand style at the starting gate of the MXGP World Championship. In fact, for 2024, Fantic will participate in the premier class of motocross by entrusting the Fantic Factory Racing MXGP team to the experience of Louis Vosters’ Dutch structure. The riders who will bring the Fantic XXF 450 to the race, under the guidance of team manager Vitaliy Tonkov, will be the outstanding Glenn Coldenhoff and the rookie Roan Van de Moosdjik. 

Fantic will also be present in the MX2 World Championship and the EMX250 European Championship with the Fantic Factory Racing MX2 team, with Matteo Migliori’s SM Action structure from Modena, together with team manager Emanuele Giovannelli. The Fantic bearers will be the Dutch Kay Karssemakers, the EMX250 2023 vice Champion who rises deservedly in the World Championship, and the Spaniard David Braceras. The French Alexis Fueri is confirmed in the EMX250. 

The Fantic Factory Racing EMX125 team will be present in the European 125 championship with Daniele Marchesi’s SDM team, which will field the Italian Simone Mancini, the Hungarian Noel Zanocz, and the Belgian Douwe Van Mechgelen. 


On the strength of the five titles won this year in the Enduro World Championship, Fantic is also expected to be a protagonist in the coming season, again with two teams. 

Simone Albergoni will continue to lead the Fantic Factory Enduro team, which has become Fantic’s ‘school of champions’, thanks to the 18 titles won in the last three years. Together with him, the confirmed riders who have dominated in their respective categories will leap: Junior Enduro World Champion Jed Etchells, Junior 2 champion Albin Norrbin, who will debut in EnduroGP, the queen class, and Youth class champion Kevin Cristino. The dominator of the 2023 season will move up a category and compete in the next championship on a bigger bike. 

Joining the three top riders will be new signing Axel Semb, another season star who just ended in the Junior class. 

Antonio Specia’s Fantic Factory Junior team has successfully demonstrated its skills and outstanding performance, earning well-deserved recognition this year. The Veneto-based outfit will jump from the European to the World Championship, with four-time world champion Jane Daniels flanked by youngsters Valentino Corsi and Pietro Scardina.