Simone Furlotti had announced that he would race the EMX250 Championship in 2019. However, after the announcement was made, Youthstream put an under 23 age rule in the class.
It means the Italian is now too old to race the EMX250 championship in 2019. The team he signed with, GBO KTM Motorsports will still take him on for the year ahead but Furlotti will race a 450cc instead.
Furlotti’s plans now are to race the MX1 Italian Championship and the European rounds of the MXGP World Championship.
The Italian announced the news on social media: