Youthstreamâ€™s President Giuseppe Luongo has today confirmed that there definitely will be a British Motocross Grand Prix in 2010, thus dispelling previous stories surrounding this subject.
â€œUnfortunately we have not been able to find a way forward with the local promoter in Great Britain, but that does not mean that the FIM World Motocross Championship will not visit the UK during 2010. At Youthstream we recognize just how significant the British Grand Prix is to the series and this is something that we wish to continue,â€ Giuseppe Luongo declared emphatically.
Continuing, Luongo then stated: â€œIn light of recent events, we have decided to promote the British Grand Prix in conjunction with the ACU. As many will already know, we are responsible for many aspects of the event operations at each Grand Prix, so we have a lot of experience in this kind of work. Although we cannot confirm the exact venue or date at this moment, we can guarantee that we will have some good news for the British fans very soon.â€
â€œCurrently we are looking at the schedule, and our idea is to find a date later in the year, so that we have enough time to make all the necessary arrangements. We would like to apologise for any confusion or inconvenience that this change of date and venue may have caused, but we are sure you will appreciate that not all matters have been in our hands,â€ ended Giuseppe Luongo.
Jim Parker, Chairman of ACU Ltd, added: â€œThe ACU is delighted to be able to assist Youthstream and the FIM in their determination to ensure that a World Championship Motocross takes place in England. â€œFollowing on from the experience we have gained in organizing the MX of Nations and the British Championships we are determined to make even greater efforts to ensure that this prestigious event becomes the jewel in the crown of English Motocross this year.â€