Revealed on 31 January 2023
Six years after the ultimate spherical of the 2017 season, the MXGP World Championship can be again in Villars sous Ecot. Dwelling of a number of GP’s and an unforgettable Motocross of Nations in 1988 the monitor will meet the French Grand Prix on Could 20-21.
Six years already that the membership organized a Grand Prix! It was in 2017 at an uncommon date for the membership, as there have been two rounds of the World Championship in France that yr and Villars met the ultimate one in September. Sadly, it was a ‘moist GP’ because it rained on Sunday, and if that was not an issue for Jeffrey Herlings, Thomas Covington and Chiara Fontanesi who received their class some followers keep house. It took a while for the membership members to recuperate and get once more motivation. “Since 2017 we organised two rounds of the French Elite collection, and all our members requested for an additional GP” explains Luc Pellier, president of the membership since 2019. The membership members by no means stopped working to achieve this objective to arrange once more a Grand Prix, the eighth one within the historical past of the membership. “In fact 2017 was not likely a preferred success, however all of us remind that two years earlier we had a improbable occasion with Romain Febvre profitable his first ever MXGP spherical. So we requested for an additional GP to the FIM and Infront, with the assist of the French Federation, and right here we’re with a robust assist from the native authorities.”
A renovated monitor
Because it’s first GP organised in 1982, the monitor of ‘La Versenne’ has modified quite a bit, because the membership all the time wish to provide a pleasant location for the riders. However by no means previously they work so onerous that this winter to renovate it. “The monitor was not anymore in accordance with the FIM guidelines, it was too quick and it was time to alter it. We work with Jean Luc Fouchet (former rider and boss of the French Supercross collection since 1987) on the venture and 80% of the format has been modified. The beginning stays on the identical place, however the first nook is a left one (as an alternative of proper); we additionally had 5 new corners, and the brand new monitor is extra spectacular; the followers will all the time have an ideal view on the monitor, and they’ll have additionally a brand new platform to observe the races” explains president Pellier who work with Cedric Lucas, some of the well-known French monitor designer. All the things can be prepared for the D Day, Could 20-21.
Low cost charges till mid February
As normal the followers should buy their tickets prematurely at low cost worth till February 15th! The MX2 and MXGP would be the primary courses of the occasion, and the assist courses would be the Ladies and 125 European Championship.
o WE grownup : 65€ (as an alternative of 75€)
o WE 12/17 years: 40€ (as an alternative of fifty€)
o Sunday: 50€ (as an alternative of 55€)
o Sunday 12/17 years: 30€ (as an alternative of 35€)
o Saturday 35€
o Saturday 12/17 years: 25€
Extra info’s on the membership web site https://mcvillars.com and on the Fb web page www.fb.com/MCVLaVersenne
Phrases and picture: mediacross