MONACO (Principality of Monaco), 14 October 2016 – In 2017 the FIM Motocross World Championship will be bigger and better than ever with twenty rounds scheduled to take place in seventeen different countries across four different continents. Youthstream is pleased to announce that the world’s premier motocross series, MXGP, will return to Russia for the first time since 2012, with the MXGP of Russia set to take place at Orlyonok, the same track and location that hosted the 2016 FIM Junior Motocross World Championship back in August.
In addition, the motocross Grand Prix will return to some of the old favorite venues such as Agueda, Portugal, Baldasserona, San Marino, Uddevalla, Sweden and Ernée, France, the venue that rocked this world back in 2015 when France won the Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations on home turf. With French motocross booming, France will also host a second grand prix, and it will be the final round of the 2017 season, at Villars sous Ecot.
Besides Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia will host the second round of the FIM Motocross World Championship for the first time.
See here below the full 2017 FIM Motocross World Championship calendar as well as the FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship, FIM Veteran’s Motocross World Cup, the FIM Junior Motocross World Championship and the Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations dates.