Preview: Big MXGP names sign up for International Italian series
Here we are, the time of waiting is over and finally the motocross winter break is about to be ended by the sound of the bikes that will face the first seasonal series on the European continent.
The list of the riders who will take part in the two rounds in Riola Sardo (OR) and Mantova before the first Grand Prix of 2024 is huge.
The 2024 MXGP World Champion Jorge Prado, returning from California directly to Sardinia to refine the preparation after the first 4 AMA Supercross races, Romain Febvre, Jeremy Seewer, Tim Gajser, Glenn Coldenhoff, Maxime Renaux and Jeffrey Herlings, just to name a few.
The first mini series of 2024, the Internazionali d’Italia di Motocross EICMA Series 2024, will start on February 4th on the “Le Dune” circuit in Riola Sardo (OR), bringing the season opening race back to Sardinia after a 24 months break. After the winter preparation, the stars of the FIM Motocross World Championship are finally ready to get back on the saddle to line up at the starting gate of a race.
In Riola the Dutch team Wilvo we will debut with the Fantic 450XX with Glenn Coldenhoff and the 450 debutant, Roan Van De Moosdijk, also Jago Geerts will debut, this time aboard Yamaha’s 450 Factory, alongside his new teammate Maxime Renaux.
Riding the Honda 450 will be Tim Gajser and Ruben Fernandez, as Alberto Forato will debut on the Honda 450 run by Standing Construct MXGP team.
Also Jeremy Seewer it’s suppose to debut in Green preparing to face the new season with the Kawasaki alongside the MXGP vice World Champion, Romain Febvre.
In MX2 the list of top riders is huge and headed by World Champion Andrea Adamo who will line up at the start with his KTM number 80, while Simon Langenfelder, third in the 2023, will do so together with his new teammate Marc-Antoine Rossi, who will debut in the new season with the GASGAS of the Factory team led by Davide De Carli.
Lucas Coenen, one of the clearest talents to emerge last year, will line up at the gate for the first time in 2024 with the Husqvarna Factory.
The races will be broadcast live also this year on Federmoto.TV, with the voice of Roger Warren alongside with the pit reporter Lorenzo Resta.
Words: Press Release
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