Motorcycling Australia (MA) has announced the 2018 FIM Motocross of Nations (MXoN) team selected to represent Australia at Redbud, America on October 6-7 2018.
Australia will send a three-man team which includes Hunter Lawrence, Kirk Gibbs and Mitch Evans, to compete against the best motocross riders in the world. The team will be looking to back up and better last years efforts, where the team placed in sixth position overall.
Kirk Gibbs will represent Australia at this year‰Ûªs MXoN at Redbud. After making his MXoN debut last season, Gibbs is back and ready to once again race alongside the worlds best. His 2018 MX Nationals season was impacted by injury in the back half of the season, but before the injury Gibbs was sitting in second position in the MX1 standings. A fully fit Gibbs could play a pivotal role within the Australian team as he makes his return from injury.
"I am extremely happy with the selection as it was a bit of unknown this year with my injury, but I've been working hard off the track hoping for this call. Coming back for a second year is great, the butterflies wont be as bad and just getting the chance to put the green and gold on is such a privilege. Big thanks to those who selected me and have shown belief in me," Gibbs commented.