The 2013 FIM World Motocross Championships are set to start soon. In the MX1 class you have the defending World Champion from Italy, Mr. Tony Cairoli, AKA TC 222. There is top contenders Clement Desalle from Belgium, Evgeny Bobryshev from Russia, Gautier Paulin from France, and more. Steven Frossard makes his return to the world championships after an injury in 2012.
Max Nagl from Germany has joined with Honda World Motocross. Former World Champion from Italy David Philippaerts is also on a Honda team. Kevin Strijbos has joined with Suzuki. And, new to the MX1 class – Joel Roelants on Monster Energy Yamaha, Jeremy van Horebeek on Team Kawasaki, and Tommy Searle on Kawasaki.
Look at the MX2 class. World Champion from The Netherlands Jeffrey Herlings will be riding with the number 84. Max Anstie on the Rockstar Suzuki team is number 14. Do you notice something quite different as you look at the numbers below? Yes, number 114 belongs to Ms. Livia Lancelot. Livia is a former FIM Women’s World Motocross Champion, and will be racing against the men. Go Livia!