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In October, after a conference during the 2015 Motocross of Nations in Ernee, France, the Motocross Grand Prix Compensation, made up of Messrs Tony Skillington (director of the CMS/FIM), Giuseppe Luongo (president of Youthstream) and Takanao Tsubouchi (Bike Sport Manufacturers’ Organization (MSMA) secretary general) revealed three guideline modifications that would certainly be implemented for the 2016 FIM World Motocross Champion season.

The major adjustment the payment introduced was MXGP as well as MX2 qualifying races would certainly now award points. Starting point would obtain 5 factors; 2nd place 4 factors; 3rd place 3 points; fourth location 2 factors; fifth area 1 point.

Today, just over a month later on, that changed.

The Motocross Grand Prix Commission announced that they have “with one voice determined by electronic message exchange on Friday 6 November to cancel the complying with decision absorbed ErnĂ©e on 28 September:

The MXGP and also MX2 Qualifying Races will not only select the starting positions for the Races but also award points (Placement 1: 5 points; pos. 2: 4 pts; pos. 3: 3 pts; pos. 4: 2 pts; pos. 5: 1 pt).

The overall champion of the occasion will be the cyclist that acquired the highest variety of factors after the factors from the Qualifying Race, Race 1 and also Race 2 have actually been included, regardless of the number of Races he finished. (Decision currently terminated)”.

They will certainly return to the exact same format utilized in 2015.

Whelp, that really did not last long.