BREAKING: Australia returns to the MXGP Motocross World Championship calendar in 2025

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Australia has been one of the most awaited venues for the fans. It´s been 24 years since the last Grand Prix was held in Australia, and it finally would be back to the MXGP calendar thanks to a five-year agreement between the Northern Territory state government’s NT Major Events and Infront Moto Racing.

The venue that will host each GP-including WMX Women’s World Championship races- will be the Darwin Hidden Valley Complex.

Of course, it is too early to know the exact date on which the round, scheduled for 2025, will take place. However, it is expected will take place during September. With that in mind, it is possible that the Australian Grand Prix could be one of the latest rounds of the calendar or even the big final.

The last Australian Grand Prix was held on April 15, 2001, at Broadford and was the third round for the 500cc, 250cc, and 125cc classes. That year all three classes shared the same calendar, although only one 30-minute +1 lap race each. That day legend Andrew McFarlane (1977 – 2010) took second place in 500cc after battling with eventual winner Stefan Everts. In 250cc, a young Chad Reed – who that year finish runner-up in the standings- finished sixth.

Australia is also remembered for the historic 1992 Motocross of Nations in Manjimup, where the United States won for the twelfth consecutive time with a particular team that the press called “Team B” composed of the then very young Jeff Emig, Mickael LaRocco and Billy Lilles.

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