Only two Motocross World Championship Grand Prix events have been able to be run so far this season because of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown that was imposed soon after those events meant that the sport has been put on ice.
This video catches up with Geerts as he trains at the Lille Motorcycle Club circuit, Belgium now easing up on its lock-down restrictions.
Yamaha rider Geerts is currently second overall in the standings after the British and Dutch GPs, just five points behind Frenchman Tom Vialle (KTM), and he is hard at training as he awaits the all-clear for GP racing to resume.
The 2020 FIM Motocross World Championship racing calendar has undergone several tweaks and updates over the past few weeks and the latest news is that it will now restart early in August.
The calendar changes are as follows; The MXGP of Russia, that was scheduled to take place on July 4-5, will now move to August 1-2, additionally the MXGP of Latvia that was due to take place on July 11-12 will now be happening on August 8-9 at the Kegums circuit.
This means that the Monster Energy MXGP of Belgium and the MXGP of Germany due to take place on these dates, will be rescheduled. The MXGP of Belgium will now be taking place on October 24-25.
Meanwhile the date for the German GP, along with the MXGP of Czech Republic and the MXGP of Emilia Romagna (Imola), that will also see a change of date, to be announced soon.
Unfortunately, certain events will no longer be taking place and this includes the MXGP of Italy in Maggiora, which was scheduled for the 18th-19th of July, as well as the MXGP of France in St. Jean d’Angely, with both events cancelled for the 2020 season but on a positive note French fans among the rest will still be able to enjoy the best off road event in the world with the epic Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations set to take place on September 26-27 at the popular Ernée circuit.
Meanwhile, more information on the FIM Junior Motocross World Championship originally scheduled Megalopolis, Greece on August 8-9, will be coming soon.
Photo and video by Stefan Geukens, Photographic Art – Jago Geerts Media
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