Learn more about motocross

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Learn more about motocross

Motocross, a sport practiced on motorcycles in off-road terrain and at high speeds, attracts practitioners around the world due to the adrenaline it offers.

For riders’ safety, they wear helmets, goggles, gloves, and boots, as well as track pants, long-sleeved shirts, and vests.

The first recorded international motocross competition took place in 1939, in France, but it was only in the second half of the 20th century that the sport gained popularity in Europe and, within a few years, reached the rest of the world, also reaching Brazil. , at the end of the last century.

In motocross, the events are outdoors, on rough terrain, and on a closed circuit, generally with a distance of 1.5 km. The driver who reaches the end of the course first wins. The name of the sport is often abbreviated to MX or MotoX.

Brazilian championship

There are 12 different classes competing in the Brazilian Motocross Championship, according to age and type of motorcycle. The differentiation starts in the 50cc class, for boys aged 5 to 9 years old and girls aged 5 to 10 years old, and goes up to Elite-MX, with men and women aged 14 to 45 years old, with 2T bikes from 125cc to 250cc and 4T bikes. 250cc to 450cc.

The duration of motocross races varies according to the class. The Elite-MX has 1 battery of 30 minutes, plus 2 laps. MX1 and MX2 riders do 2 heats of 30 minutes, plus 2 laps. In the MX2JR, MCJR, and MX3 categories, there is 1 heat of 20 minutes and 2 laps. Participants in the 50cc, 65cc, National, MXF, MX4, and MX5 compete in 1 heat of 15 minutes and 2 laps.

In the Elite-MX, MX1, MX2, MX3, MX2JR, and MXJR classes. The competition has 7 to 10 stages and is called the Brazilian MX-PRÓ Championship. For the 50cc, 65cc, MXF, MX4, MX5, and National classes. There are 5 stages and the name is Campeonato Brasileiro MX 2021.

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