A Triple MXGP Grand Prix to the Città di Mantova Circuit
A triple MXGP Grand Prix and 9 days of racing have been assigned to the Città di Mantova Circuit
MANTOVA, 19 AUG 2020 – Great recognition for the Motoclub Mantovano Tazio Nuvolari and the Città di Mantova Circuit which following the meetings of these days has obtained the assignment of a triple appointment of the MXGP world championship. In the period from 26 September 2020 to 4 October 2020, the entire motocross Circus including all the riders and teams of the MXGP classes. MX2. Woman MX and the Europeans EMX 250cc and 125cc will stop in Mantua to give life to 9 days of intense races with the following calendar:
• 26 and 27 September Lombardy GP, MXGP, MX2, EMX250cc and WMX classes.
• 29 and 30 September GP Città di Mantova, MXGP, MX2, EMX 250cc and WMX classes.
• 3 and 4 October European GP, MXGP, MX2, EMX250cc, EMX 125cc classes.
It will be the 9th, 10th and 11th round of this Motocross World Championship, completely redesigned for reasons related to the spread of the Coronavirus. This is a great recognition for the organizational capacity of the MCM and the entire city of Mantua, which will have to bear the organizational weight of an event without equal in the history of motorcycles.
It goes without saying that this is a very important moment for the City of Mantua and the Lombardy Region, which will be able to communicate to the whole world the newfound safety and economic, social and tourist operations after the difficult months that have passed.
Around 300 drivers from 26 nations on the track. All the big names in the race. In MXGP he leads the Dutch Jeffrey Herlings (KTM) who has an advantage of 46 points over Tim Gajser (Honda) and of 40 points over the 9-time World Champion Antonio Cairoli (KTM), who will probably take advantage of his favorite circuit in 3 races. attack the brand mate. In MX2 the French Tom Vialle (KTM) is in the lead, who raced well in Mantua in February. In Woman MX Kiara Fontanesi (KTM) will return to Nuvolari, 10 points behind the New Zealander Duncan (Kawasaki). In the EMX125cc he drives Liam Everts (KTM), son of 10 times World Champion Stefan. In EMX250cc the French Benistant (Yamaha) is leading with 38 points on our Mattia Guadagnini (Husqvarna).
It was a mid-August work for me and my collaborators in order to define the details of this triple GP that is unprecedented on our track – explains MCM president Giovanni Pavesi – it is a great recognition for our Motoclub and for the entire city of Mantua, 9 days of full sports immersion will be made possible thanks to the support of the Mantuan institutions that have believed in this project that will bring tourism and work to the city. We are already working to create 3 different track layouts for the 3 GPs in the world to give a breathless show and to guarantee separate sectors, safe access, and distances to the public. I thank the FIM president Jorge Viegas who was in Mantua last year for the GP, the president Federmoto Giovanni Copioli, the promoter Infront Sport and of course the Mayor of Mantua Mattia Palazzi who made this unimaginable triptych possible “.
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1991 Italian GP 250cc (T. Parker / Honda USA); 1996 Italian GP 250cc (M.Bervoets / Suzuki BEL); 1998 Italian GP 500cc (A.Bartolini / Yamaha ITA); 2000 Italian GP 250cc (M. Pichon / Suzuki FRA); 2007 Italian GP MX1 (J.Coppins / Yamaha NZL); 2008 Italian GP MX1 (M. de Reuver / Honda NED); 2010 GP Lombardia MX1 (A.Cairoli / KTM ITA); 2015 Lombardy GP (R.Febvre / Yamaha); 2016 GP Lombardia (T. Gajser / Honda SLO); 2019 Lombardy GP (A.Cairoli / KTM ITA).
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