Youthstream has released the official entry lists for the first round of the 2017 FIM Motocross World Championship, the MXGP of Qatar which will set to take place in Losail on the 24th and 25th of February.
Australia will be represented in the MX2 class by Team Suzuki rider, Hunter Lawrence who will be wearing the 96 race number on the RM-Z250. Lawrence is touted to have a very successful year ahead, as his 2016 race results show.
Caleb Ward, 20 year-old from Ravenshoe, Queensland, will be riding a 2017 Husqvarna FC250 for the Italian based, 8Biano Racing Team. The young gun will don race number 170 in this year‰Ûªs MX World Championship and is also set to impress on the back of his 2016 campaign.
At the completion of round one at the Losail track in Qatar, the MXGP moves on to Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia, on 5th March 2017. The lengthy series will finally wind up in the United Kingdom on October 01 2017. The busy race schedule as below;