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Decisions of the Motocross Grand Prix Commission

Start of the last MX3 race in Orehova Vas - Slovenia

Start of the last MX3 race in Orehova Vas – Slovenia

FUNCHAL (Portugal), 22 June 2013 – The Motocross/SuperMoto Grand Prix Commission, composed of Mr Giuseppe Luongo, Youthstream President, Messrs Wolfgang Srb, Director of the CMS/FIM, and Takanao Tsubouchi, Motorcycle Sport Manufacturers’ Association (MSMA) Secretary General, met at the FIM headquarters in Mies on 19 June. FIM Executive Director, Sports Mr Ignacio Verneda also attended the meeting.

The Motocross/SuperMoto Grand Prix Commission unanimously adopted the following changes to the 2014 Regulations:

1. FIM Motocross World Championships

a. FIM MXGP World Championship (formerly FIM MX1 Motocross World Championship)? The title “MX1” will be changed to “MXGP”. The name “MXGP” is to be used exclusively for the FIM World Championship. Use of this name at the Continental or National levels is not allowed.

  • Class: MXGP (formerly MX1)
  • Prototypes (motorcycles of Cat. I, Group A1, over 175cc up to 250cc for 2-stroke engines and over 290cc up to 450cc for 4-stroke engines)
  • Race format for all events: 2 x 30 minutes + 2 laps
  • Maximum 30 riders

b. FIM MX2 Motocross World Championship

  • Class: MX2
  • Prototypes (motorcycles of Cat. I, Group A1, over 100cc up to 125cc for 2-stroke engines and over 175cc up to 250cc for 4-stroke engines)
  • Race format for all events: 2 x 30 minutes + 2 laps
  • Maximum 40 riders
  • Maximum age limit: 23 years
  • The FIM MX2 World Champion can defend his title as many times as he wishes but the maximum
    age limit will always apply.

c. The FIM MX3 Motocross World Championship is abolished.

2. General

  • The 108% qualification rule is abolished but the FIM Race Direction has the authority to prevent a rider from starting or order his withdrawal from the event if he does not perform at FIM Motocross World Championship level.
  • The concept of the Super Final is abolished.
  • Each race will award FIM World Championship points according to the current system: ?25, 22, 20, 18, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
  • The FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship will run together with the MXGP and MX2 ?classes at selected events.

3. The FIM will discuss the future of 2-stroke engines and the parity between 2-stroke and 4-stroke engines with the Japanese and European manufacturers.

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