This is the confirmed 2019 FIM Motocross World Championship calendar and the dates revealed show that the 2019 MXGP calendar will travel to 16 different countries with a total of 20 rounds.[table “692” not found /]
Update: Above MXGP 2019 schedule changed on October 18, 2018.
Update 2: MXGP of Patagonia Argentina announced as the opening round.
Update 3: MXGP of Patagonia Argentina date change due to local elections.
Update 4: MXGP of Switzerland is axed and some rounds get moved around.
Update 5: MXGP of China is moved from May 1 to September 15 due to four months of heavy rainfall in the region.
The opening venue of the 2019 FIM Motocross World Championship is so far unconfirmed but we do have a date – February 24. The British Grand Prix at Matterley Basin makes a switch to late March, which will give fans their first look at the European aces in the 2019 MXGP schedule with EMX250 and two-stroke EMX300 in action.
The MXGP of the Netherlands then follows at Valkenswaard, followed by the MXGP of Trentino at Pietramurata (Italy).
What follows are two new-to-the-calendar MXGP flyaway rounds in Asia, first, the MXGP of Hong Kong followed by the MXGP of China, which will be held on May 1. Marking its third successive year, MXGP of Russia at Orlyonok completes the trio of flyaway rounds before the MXGP series heads back to Europe for five rounds before heading off once again to Asia for the Indonesia double-header in July.
We have a Grand Prix in Turkey to look forward too at the start of September and the MXGP of Portugal in Agueda switches from its round five slot in 2018 to round 19 for the ’19 season.
The 2019 MXGP calendar wraps up on September 22 at Imola, in Italy with support races from EMX125, EMX250 and EMX300.
The 2019 MXGP schedule wouldn’t be complete without a mention to the Motocross des Nations, which will be hosted in Assen in the Netherlands on September 29.