For the fifth time in 75 years, the American motocross returns to RedBud in Buchanan, Michigan for the 2022 edition. The event usually takes place at the end of September.
The announcement came at this year’s racing weekend in Mantova, Italy and the Italian team won. Due to travel restrictions due to the current COVID-19 epidemic, the United States has not created a force this year.
In the previous recent Motocross of Nations, a Dutch team represented the host country of the Netherlands and won in 2019 against Assen. The American riders will try to keep that fort alive.
This is the second time Redbud has hosted the event. In 2018, the French team led by Gauthier Pauline and Dylan Fernandez won the title for the fifth year in a row.
“Next year will be the perfect time to get back to normal, travel outside of Europe and get back to normal.” FIM President George Vegas said in a statement:. “We really have to pursue the championship and it has not been easy in recent years due to restrictions. I would like to thank Infrand Moto Racing for joining us at RedBud in 2022. We would like to thank FR Motors for its hard work and effort in promoting the FIM Motocross World Championship and the Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations.
Bob Hannah, Rick Johnson and Jeff Ward of the United States were the first riders to host the event in 1987 in Unadila. At the time, the United States was on a surprising 13-track winning streak, beginning in 1981 and ending in 1993.
In 2007, Ricky Carmichael, Ryan Willopoto and Tim Ferry won the event for Butts Creek in Mechanicsville, Maryland with the United States. In 2010, Ryan Dungey, Trey Canard and Andrew Short won a treat for Americans at Thunder Valley MX Park in Lockwood, Colorado, beating the United States for the first time in 2018 at home.
“We are very pleased to have FIM Monster Energy Motocross of Nations back on the red,” said track organizer Amy Richie. 2018 is a wonderful experience that people are still talking about. The staff, officials, racing teams and many fans in attendance enjoyed the culture and people that our entire community brought from all over the world. It was a very special event even in extreme situations and we can’t wait to do it again. Others “.
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