[News]

Australia’s MXoN Team is Ready

4 months ago | Words: Motorcycling Australia/Russel Colvin

This weekend Australia will return to Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations (MXoN), as the competition returns home as the biggest motocross race in the World settles down in The Netherlands, the country where this famous event began way back in 1947. Assen, also known as The Cathedral of Speed will play host to the 73rd edition.

MXstore MXoN Australian Team will be proudly represented by Dean Ferris (KTM), making his sixth appearance, he will be joined by debutants Kyle Webster (Penrite Honda) and Regan Duffy (Raceline Motorsport) who will be looking to better Australia’s fourth position in 2018 in Red Bud, America and land themselves a podium position this year.
34 Teams will line up this weekend at the sandy track of Assen, besides in 1954 it was the region of Drenthe to be home of MXoN for the very first time and it was organized by Motoclub Assen. Now days the Dutch TT circuit which hosted the FIM Motocross World Championship since 2015, and witnessed the 2017 and 2018 MXGP Championship crowning moments has been transformed into a motocross venue again this weekend to host the 2019 edition of the Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations where each country will have three talented riders representing their nation in a fight for glory and pride to line up to win the coveted Chamberlain Trophy.

Dean Ferris will race his KTM 450SX in the MXGP class, whilst youngster Duffy will also pilot a KTM 450SX in the Open class and Webster will compete on a Honda CRF250 in the MX2 Class, each coming up against the world best riders in the three respective classes.

How and when to follow Team Australia

Timetable

Friday: MXoN Teams Presentation to the Crowd 17:00; Pit Bike of Nations 18:15; Briefing with Team Managers and Ballot 19:15.
Saturday: Free practice bLU cRU YZ65 08:00; Free practice bLU cRU YZ85 08:15; Free practice bLU cRU YZ125 08:30; Time practice bLU cRU YZ65 08:45; Free practice bLU cRU YZ85 09:10; Free practice bLU cRU YZ125 09:35; Free Practice MXGP 10:00; Free practice MX2 10:50; Free Practice Open 11:40; Race bLU cRU YZ65 13:10; Race bLU cRU YZ85 13:45; Qualifying Heat MXGP 14:30; Qualifying Heat MX2 15:30; Qualifying Heat Open 16:30
Sunday: Warm-up B-Final 8:35; Race bLU cRU YZ125 09:20; Warm-up MXoN Group 1 10:00; Warm-up MXoN Group 2 10:20; B-Final 10:50; MXoN Race 1 (MXGP+MX2) 13:10; MXoN Race 2 (MX2+Open) 14:40; MXoN Race 3 (Open+MXGP) 16:08.

Where to watch live: MXGP TV
Follow for regular updates: MXGP Facebook Page, MA Facebook Page, MXStoreFacebook Page
Live timing: https://results.mxgp.com/mxgp/livestandings.aspx
Websites: https://www.mxgp.com/,https://www.ma.org.au/,MXstore.com.au 

Be the first to comment...

You might also like...

Husqvarna

17 hours ago

Pablo Quintanilla’s 2020 Dakar Interview

Chilean rally star, Pablo Quintanilla, reviews his recent Dakar adventure where he claimed his best result yet.

News

3 days ago

E-Bike Motors Explained

Confused that pushbikes are now motorized, but still have pedals and no throttles? Here’s how it works.

News

3 days ago

🎥 Dakar 2020 – 12 Days in 7 Minutes

Watch the wildest canyon, mountain, and dune footage from the 42nd edition of the Dakar Rally.

Husqvarna

4 days ago

Quintanilla Claims Second at Dakar

Chilean rally star, Pablo Quintanilla, and Husqvarna Motorcycles both secure best ever Dakar rally result.

KTM

4 days ago

Price’s Podium Finish at Dakar 2020

The KTM Rally team reflect on what was a physically and emotionally tough Dakar for 2020.

News

4 days ago

2020 AMA SX: Rnd 3 Highlights – Anaheim 2

Tomac back to winning form in 450SX class. While defending champ, Ferrandis, grabs 250SX class victory.

Yamaha

1 week ago

🎥 How-To: Jump Your Moto

Jumping your motocross bike is one of the most fun things you can do. But, are you doing it right?

BBI

1 week ago

Taka Higashino’s American Dream

Not just a parts list for a legends’ bike, but the inspiring story of how Taka Higashino got to where he is today.