In a few weeks time the British track of Matterley Basin is about to make history hosting the biggest Motocross Show ever with four days of racing including up to ten different categories. The MXGP Festival will start on Thursday 16th August and it will conclude on Sunday 19th August.
The first ones to go on the track of Matterley Basin on Thursday will be the riders taking part in the FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship, theFIM Veterans World Cup and the Amateur class. They will have their free and time practice, as well as the first race of each class. On Friday it will be the turn of the MX3 and the EMX riders, who will take part in their free and time practices, as well as the qualifying races if needed. The EMX125 and EMX250 will have their first race already in the afternoon and the Amateur Super Final will conclude a day of exciting racing.
On Saturday the MX1 and MX2 riders will test the British track and they will follow the traditional timetable with the qualifying races in the afternoon, whereas the EMX 65cc and 85cc will dispute their first races in the morning. TheWMX and VMX riders will have their second and final heat on Saturday and the MX3 riders will have their two races on the same day.
The final races of the EMX 65cc, 85cc, 125cc and 250cc will take place during the day on Sunday, while the MX1and MX2 riders follow their usual Sunday timetable.