Lots of news from the 2023 Motocross Regulations, within which there are changes and updates. Let’s find out together in this article
January 17, 2023
The Italian Motorcycle Federationwhich has always been committed to finding solutions that favor the growth of the motorcycle sports movement, has prepared the new Motocross regulations considering the needs of talented youngsters with those of other riders and more generally of insiders. Below are the main interventions.
Regulation, general part
Where the race schedule and the number of entrants allow, it will be possible, for latecomers, to register directly on the track, therefore beyond the closing date for entries, by paying a fine to the commissioner. More information is available in the Regulation itself.
Even if the number of entries is less than 40, the Race Direction may decide to limit the number of starters for safety reasons, the color of the previous tables, which until 2022 was free, is also brought into line with the international regulation.
The title of Italian Elite Champion (in the MX1/MX2/125/Female classes) will go to the first driver of the absolute Prestige classification with an Italian passport.
Internationals of Italy Motocross
The Superchampion class has been eliminated and the two heats for the MX1 and for the MX2 are restored as in the World Championship, and Group B 125 will compete in only one heat.
Italian Pro Prestige Championship MX1/MX2
The previous year’s MX1 Champion (in this case, Albert Forato) will have the number 1 on its table. News also regarding the jackpot of the day, which is extended up to 15th position.
Italian Pro Prestige 125/Over 40 Championship and Italian Pro Prestige Women’s Championship
The Italian championship Pro Prestige 125/Over 40 was cut down to five races, while in the Pro Prestige Female, in order to promote the growth of women’s business there will be seven races; two will be held within the Pro Prestige MX1 Championship.
Junior Motocross Italian Championship
The age groups of the 65 class have been standardized for the international championships.
Motocross/Minicross Regions Trophy
The Motocross and Motocross Junior Trophies are once again divided between them. In the first, the Over 40 riders will return to participate, in the second the pilots of the Coppa Italia Debutantes.
Also new in the Italian Supercross International Championships, where the 65 class is introduced on three trials; while in the Internationals of Italy on Sand Supermarecross the Race Director is introduced; the Pro (Elite and Fast) and Ama (Expert / Rider / Challenge) races and championships are divided and the Pro and 125 race duration is increased to 15 Minutes.
Giovanni Copioli, IMF President: “At the end of the 2022 season we carefully evaluated the performance of the discipline championships, which turned out to be very positive. To continue growing, we have decided to make changes to the 2023 IMF Motocross Regulations in order to favor all those involved in the tricolor, from the riders to the organizers to all the insiders. In general we wanted to facilitate participation in competitions and align ourselves with international activity, but we also aim to support the activity of amateurs. We are convinced that these decisions can find the consensus of the participants and make our movement grow more and more”.
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