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Watch the 2014 FIM MX World Championship live on Motors TV

The High Speed Television Channel will broadcast live coverage of the 2014 FIM World MX Championship, as well as the Motocross of Nations held in Latvia on September 28. The season will again start in Qatar, and feature 18 rounds.

Cairoli and Herlings: odds-on favourites

The MX World Championship will welcome many regulation changes this year. The MX1 category will now be known as MXGP, with its race duration shortened to 30 minutes plus an additional two laps in the top two tiers. A maximum of 30 riders can take part in the MXGP class, with 40 permitted for the MX2 category. The reigning MX2 champion can defend his title as often as he wants, providing he is under the age of 23. Points in the Super Final are awarded as follows: 25, 22, 20, 18,16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1.

In MXGP, Antonio Cairoli, who remains at KTM with team-mate Ken de Dycker, is the odds-on favourite after winning a seventh world championship in 2013. The Italian rider sealed the title commandingly, finishing 90 points clear of runner-up Clément Desalle and 107 ahead of third-placed man de Dycker. Other front-runners include Gautier Paulin, who won in Bulgaria and Portugal last year, Tommy Searle and Kevin Strijbos, even though he suffered injuries during the off-season.

In MX2, 19-year-old Jeffrey Herlings looks to defend his title after dominating in 2013. The only threat came from French team-mate Jordi Tixier, who finished 135 points adrift of the Dutchman and is poised to enter the winner’s circle this year. For more information, please visit the official FIM website

In March, Motors TV will also show 26-minute highlights of the Swedish and Finnish rounds of the FIM Snowcross World Championship.

International broadcast - (click for UK broadcast)

  • Thu. 21.08 7:00
    FIM MX2 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP REPLAY RD 15 : LOMMEL (BELGIUM) - RACE 1
  • Thu. 21.08 8:45
    FIM MX2 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP REPLAY RD 15 : LOMMEL (BELGIUM) - RACE 2
  • Fri. 22.08 2:25
    FIM MX2 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP REPLAY RD 15 : LOMMEL (BELGIUM) - RACE 1
  • Fri. 22.08 4:05
    FIM MX2 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP REPLAY RD 15 : LOMMEL (BELGIUM) - RACE 2
  • FIM World Motocross calendar

  • 01 Mar Qatar
  • 09 Mar Thailand
  • 30 Mar Brazil
  • 01 Apr Trentino
  • 20 Apr Bulgaria
  • 04 May The Netherlands
  • 11 May Spain
  • 25 May Great-Britain
  • 01 Jun France
  • 15 Jun Italy
  • 22 Jun Germany
  • 06 Jul Sweden
  • 13 Jul Finland
  • 27 Jul Czech Republic
  • 03 Aug Belgium
  • 07 Sep State of Goias
  • 14 Sep Mexico
  • 28 Sep Latvia


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