ITALY DISQUALIFIED FROM 2018 MXDN – FOUR MONTHS LATER – AUSTRALIA NOW FINISHES FOURTH

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Spectators1 Motocross Of Nations Usa 2018

MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE FIM STATES:

During the 2018 Motocross of Nations in Red Bud (United States) on 6-7.10.2018 (IMN 210/01), fuel samples were taken to be tested in accordance with the 2018-1 FIM Technical Rules Motocross (Art.63.04 and 63.05) from the following motorcycles:

 Mr BARCIA #27 (United States)

 Mr VAN HOREBEEK #12 (Belgium)

 Mr CERVELLIN #20 (Italy)

 Mr TOMAC #25 (United States)

 Mr TIXIER #3 (France)

 Mr PLESSINGER #26 (United States)

 Mr LAWRENCE #17 (Australia)

 Mr CAIROLI #19 (Italy)

Among the aforementioned riders, the fuel tests of No. 20 Michele CERVELLIN attested non conformity with the FIM fuel specifications provided for in Art. 63.01.2 of the 2018-1 FIM Technical Rules Motocross, regarding the properties for unleaded fuel.

On this basis, the FIM Race Direction of the above-mentioned 2018 Motocross of Nations has decided to impose upon Mr CERVELLIN’s team (team Italy) a disqualification from the entire event, in accordance with Art. 63.05.13 of the 2018-1 Technical Rules Motocross.

No appeal against the decision of the FIM Race Direction has been lodged before the International Disciplinary Court (CDI) within the set deadline. As a consequence, the decision of the Race Direction is final.

 

REVISED 208 MXDN OVERALL STANDINGS
1. France…32
2. Holland…39
3. Great Britain…41
4. Australia…43
5. USA…43

https://results.mxgp.com/mxgp/standings.aspx

 

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