Williams Event Management (WEM) have announced that the MXD class will be exclusively for riders under the age of 19 for the 2014 Monster Energy MX Nationals.
Since its inception, the MXD (Under 19s) class has allowed for riders who turn 19 years of age during the season to continue in the championship and be in the running for the MXD Championship.
In a statement released today WEM have announced that as soon as a rider turns 19 the will no longer be able to compete in the remainder of the championship.
"Effective immediately once a rider turns 19 years of age, they can no longer compete in the class, regardless of how many rounds or points they may have scored," a statement released by WEM this evening read.
The statement also made it clear that there is no provision for 15 year old riders to race the class and all riders in the MXD class must hold a senior national licence.
"All riders in this class must have a senior National license. There is no provision for 15 year old riders to obtain access to this class," the statement concluded.
Top Image: Riders must be under the age of 19 to enter any individual round of the MXD in 2014
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