It was today at the Wonthaggi Motocross Track in Victoria, the home of round one this year, that the 2017 Motul MX Nationals series was launched, revealing some of it‰Ûªs biggest plans for this year‰Ûªs race season.
With little over a month to go until the first gate drop of the series, today, riders, teams, and press were on site for the Motul MX Nationals to unveil some major initiatives as part of its 2017 program, including presenting partners, series title sponsor, fresh branding of NRGTV, all new partnerships, as well as the announcement of a virtual series.
This morning it was confirmed that Motul will maintain its strong partnership with the championship as the official title sponsor, while Thor, Yamaha Motor Australia, Yamaha Motor Finance and Yamaha Motorcycle Insurance will once again return as round presenting partners in 2017.
In addition, there was confirmation today that all major class sponsorships have been renewed for 2017, with the Thor MX1, Motul MX2 and Pirelli MXD classes all set to headline this years series.
One of the biggest announcements to come out of today‰Ûªs launch was that the Motul MX Nationals will conduct a ground-breaking virtual series this season, which will for the very first time enable fans to race the exact same tracks online week by week, as part of the official Motul MX Nationals computer game.