MXGP 2021 calendar update


The FIM and Infront Moto Racing has announced the following updates to the 2021 FIM Motocross World Championship calendar.

Update March 31, 16:30 BST: There has been a number of changes to the 2021 FIM Motocross World Championship. In this MXGP calendar update the start date of the season has been moved further back and will now begin in Russia on June 13. An MXGP of Great Britain is now on the schedule with Matterley Basin hosting round two on June 27. The schedule below reflects the latest updates. Update ends.

Due to the current situation Worldwide in regard to the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the racing calendar will see the FIM Motocross World Championship kick start later than originally planned, with the first Grand Prix now scheduled for May 23 in Oss with the MXGP of the Netherlands.

While MXGP had originally planned to begin the year with the MXGP of Oman on April 3, the Omani Grand Prix has been postponed to 2022, while the MXGP of Italy, MXGP of Portugal and the MXGP of Germany will be moved from April/May to October.

Other changes include two new venues that will host the two Indonesian rounds. The MXGP of Asia will head to the picturesque Borobudur on July 4, while the MXGP of Indonesia will take place in Bali on July 11.

Furthermore, the MXGP of China has been re-scheduled from September 19 to November 7, with a venue to be announced as well as the MXGP of Argentina set to be held on November 21 on an exciting new track to be announced.

The goal for the 2021 season is to finally welcome back spectators and to be able to do so in a safe and responsible way, with certain changes having to be made following the current evolution of the pandemic.

While several MXGP rounds have moved around the FIM Junior Motocross World Championship to be held on 31st July / 1st August in Megalopolis in Greece will all go ahead as planned.

Additionally, the FIM and Infront Moto Racing are excited to welcome back the highly anticipated Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations in 2021, with the highly celebrated event taking place on September 26. While originally the best off-road event of the season was due to be held in Imola, the Italian venue will not host the MXoN this year, with a new location to be announced shortly.

The FIM and Infront Moto Racing thanks you all for the continued support and understand, and they remain committed to bringing you another wonderful season of racing.

This 2021 MXGP schedule (below) will be updated when changes are announced.

2021 MXGP schedule

RoundDateGrand PrixVenueSupport Classes
113 JuneRussiaOrlyonok
227 JuneGreat BritainMatterley BasinEMX125 / EMX250
34 JulyItalyMaggioraEMX125 / EMX Open
418 JulyNetherlandsOssEMX250 / EMX Open
525 JulyCzech RepublicLoketWMX / EMX Open / EMX2t
61 AugustFlanders (Bel)LommelWMX / EMX250 / EMX2t
78 AugustLatviaKegumsEMX250 / EMX Open
15 AugustSwedenUddevallaEMX125 / EMX250
822 AugustFinlandIitti-KimiRingEMX125 / EMX250
95 SeptemberTurkeyAfyonkarahisarWMX / EMX Open / EMX2t
1019 SeptemberSardegna (Ita)Riola SardoEMX65 / EMX85
113 OctoberGermanyTeutschenthalEMX125 / EMX250
1210 OctoberFranceLacapelle-MarivalEMX125 / EMX250
1317 OctoberSpainintu Xanadu-ArroyomolinosWMX / EMX125
1424 OctoberPortugalAguedaEMX125 / EMX250
1531 OctoberTrentino (Ita)PietramurataWMX / EMX125
1614 NovemberArgentinaTBA
1728 NovemberAsia (Ind)Borobudur
185 DecemberIndonesiaBali
MXoN26 SeptemberFIM Motocross of NationsItaly, Mantova

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