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Geneva, 6th April 2013.

Dear Gentlemen, After the first events of the Championship and after listening to various opinions and in order to start serious discussions about the future of our sport, based on the overall feeling I would like to make some proposals to create a base of discussion to prepare for the meeting with FIM, manufacturers / teams and Youthstream. Not only the economy and the markets have changed, but also people and society are changing and every product needs to be adapted to cope with all the developments. Motocross is a great sport; but if we want it to stay on top we have to be ready for changes. These changes need to be welcomed, not be seen as a threat. INTRODUCTION Over the last 4 years the economical crisis in USA and Europe has caused the world to change and it will continue changing in the coming years; markets are in complete evolution and Europe, USA and the rest of the world become more and more balanced, with less differences. All this affects our sport drastically, Motocross lives and develops thanks to markets (motorcycle markets, sponsor and media group markets). The fact that the economy, motorcycle markets, sponsoring marketing and number of Motocross fans are growing in Latin America, Middle East, Russia and Asia and their TV coverage improves brings the geography of the FIM Motocross World Championship to adapt. The FIM World Championship used to be concentrated with the majority of events in Europe with an occasional race in another continents, now these facts bring it to be more equilibrated; covering all the continents, and especially Latino America, Asia, Middle East and Russia. This crisis should be taken as an opportunity for us all to make the right important changes and seen as a chance to develop our sports and businesses. This is the right moment to bring the FIM Motocross World Championship to become a true World Championship: multi-cultural and multi-racial covering the entire world with its events, permitting manufacturers and sponsors to globally promote their products especially in the growing markets.

Often changes bring other changes and we see this moment as the exact time to make other fundamental changes to adapt Motocross to this new era and affront the new challenges. It is imperative that Motocross becomes more attractive, sexier, with more emotions; an outstanding show for our fans of the world. Motocross has to become mainstream, also in the fast growing world of the social media. Our top riders need to have the same awareness level and value as other motorsport stars like Rossi, Vettel, Loeb, etc. Our programme needs to be understandable for the international viewers and easy to follow for the big TV networks. This is why, after experimenting this year, we would like to propose some changes to the Motocross Grand Prix format. We have seen everyone understands that in order to reach the main TV stations and to approach new and younger fans we need 1 easy and attractive format of 1 hour to propose live worldwide. To better present the Motocross World Championship and to make it more understandable there needs to be only 1 World Championship, like in MotoGP and like in Formula 1. By taking away the MX3 class and possibly reducing the MX2 class to a Junior World Championship (as a promotional championship where riders can prepare themselves while going from a Continental Championship to the MXGP) or even taking away the MX2 and classes completely - will help manufacturers and sponsors concentrate their investment on the MXGP. We have to think what is the best for our sport and what is the best for Motocross to become more popular worldwide, but I also understand that we need to defend and preserve the interests of all the manufacturers who are the engines of our championships. We hope that you, as manufacturer representatives, see this as a unique opportunity to make the right changes and that by seeing the global, overall picture in the middle term you will be making the interest of your manufacturers. If we manage to succeed with this project and increase the value and visibility of Motocross you will automatically increase the value and visibility of your brand. You are producing all types of bikes for all types of customers and for all ages, but what is important is to be protagonist and win (or have good results) with your brand, then you have more chance customers will buy your bike, its doesnt matter if the MXGP is 250cc, 350cc, 450cc, the customer will buy the best model for them. An example: In Thailand our family from New Zealand came to see the racing and our nephew, Tomas (who is 6 years old has a Yamaha Peewee), was enthusiastic about the racing and as he is getting a bit too big for his Peewee we said he could chose a bike and we would buy it for him for his birthday, and as Cairoli won he was attracted by Cairoli and asked to have a KTM like him this is just an example and you know well that if we race with 450cc bikes a boy of 15 years old will never buy a 450cc therefore racing acts as promotion of the brand not of the bike capacity. However, 250cc bikes would not only provide for more exciting racing, but would offer the possibility to riders from other continents to enter the MXGP because apart from Europe and USA nearly all the other continents dont race with 450cc bikes, and as we all see the necessity of going to the growing markets such as Latin America, Middle East and Asia it would be better to race with a bike thats used and sold in these parts of the world.

After the experience of promoting Motocross on a high level since 30 years and the love for our sport we propose the MXGP to use 250 bikes. The reason for this proposal is if you analyze this is currently the best MX bike comparing the power, weight, frame and handling. In 2000 the main class was the 250cc and the factory bikes at this time had around 44 horse power, today the 250cc bikes have close to 50 horse power with improved traction, suspension, etc. Naturally in this case the MX2 would completely taken away, however having a high level of competition in the European Championships the transition from the European Championship to the MXGP will be easy for the riders. On the other hand, we do understand this possibly does not go in the direction of those manufactures who could prefer having 450cc as the major class. However, some decades of years ago the 500cc 2-stroke was the best bike, but it has been replaced. The 450cc 4-stroke has reached over the years such a high level of performance that only a very few selected riders in the world can really race this bike; the vast majority just rides it. Have a look at Supercross: who can really control a 450cc? Not so many. In reality, the 250cc show much better racing. We in the World Championship should have the courage to opt for 250cc as the MXGP bike. After considering all possibilities we would like to make you 3 proposals that can be used as good bases of discussion. The 1st proposal is our preferred, with the MXGP on 250cc bikes. The 2nd proposal comes from the feeling we have in the paddock and listening to the majority of the industry representatives and the media, with the MXGP only on 450cc bikes and with MX2 as a Junior Championship. The 3rd proposal is what we have experimented with this year, with the Superfinal, with some adjustments after the experiences. In terms of show this fantastic for the crowd at the event as they can see extremely high level of competition and a spectacular show. The positive point: having the top 40 riders in the world on the starting gate. The negative point: the difficulties of visibility for the MX2 riders.

2014 MOTOCROSS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP & RACE FORMAT IMPROVEMENTS PROPOSAL 1 The current MX1 and MX2 classes would be transformed into MXGP. MXGP would have 2 races; the first race (MXGP Moto 1) would have less points, only for the top 3 (3, 2, 1) and the second race (MXGP main event) which would be the only valid race for the victory of the GP and podium, the following points system would count for the MXGP main event: 1st 50 points, 2nd 45 points, 3rd 41 points, until the 40th who would get 1 point. Only 250cc bikes would be used for the MXGP. The MX2 and MX1 classes would no longer exist. The MX3 would be taken away.

In this way there would only be 1 World Champion (The MXGP World Champion). We would continue to make a live production of the full programme (all the races of MXGP and European Championships) for MX-LIFE.TV and other motor sport TV stations. Then we would produce an explosive live show of 1 hour for the main TV stations with the MXGP main event, complete with a spectacular presentation of the riders, the waiting zone and grid, the entire race, the podium and the interview of the winner. 2 highlight programmes of 26 minutes would also be produced: One with the entire MXGP (both races) And one with the European Championships Both highlight programmes would be supplied to all the TV stations (the sport channels and the main channels). The MXGP riders would only race the FIM MXGP World Championship. European Championship riders can participate to all National and International events when they are not racing at a GP event. Option if formally requested by the teams Youthstream could organize a test-race in Europe with similar standards to a Grand Prix event where teams can make their tests before the GP season starts and where novelties can be presented. In this way teams would be guaranteed a high quality of organization. Youthstream would organize TV coverage and invite the media in order to present all the teams and sponsors for the new season. A maximum of 40 riders would be entered in the MXGP class, and a minimum of 25 riders would be brought to the GP races out of Europe. In case this formula is chosen, the actual freight which YS supplies to both classes would be concentrated on the MXGP with the following kilo allowance: Positions from 1 10 Positions from 11 20 Positions from 21 to 25 350kg per rider 250kg per rider 200kg per rider

The MXGP and European Championships would be held at the European Grand Prix events. The MXGP, 1 Continental event and / or 1 National event would be held at the non-European Grand Prix events. Based on the high number of rider participation and requests and to allow more riders to participate in the European Championships, the European Championships would be run with 2 semi-finals, 1 last chance and 1 final. The points scoring system for MXGP would be as follows: MXGP Moto 1 1st 3 points nd 2 2 points 3rd 1 points To be discussed the Moto 1 could be shorter than the MXGP main event. Based on the results of Moto 1 the rider will go to the gate for the main event. MXGP Main event 1st 50 points nd 2 45 points rd 3 41 points 4th 37 points th 5 36 points 6th 35 points th 7 34 points 8th 33 points th 9 32 points 10th 31 points 11th 30 points 12th 29 points 13th 28 points 14th 27 points 15th 26 points 16th 25 points 17th 24 points 18th 23 points 19th 22 points 20th 21 points 21st 20 points 22nd 19 points 23rd 18 points 24th 17 points 25th 16 points

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15 points 14 points 13 points 12 points 11 points 10 points 9 points 8 points 7 points 6 points 5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

The results of the MXGP main event would give the overall GP results and the podium. To increase the show, rider penalties during the race would not be based on time or position disqualification that is enforced at the end of the race but with a stop-and-go via the pit-lane. Penalties issued after the race would be remain as they are. The time schedule would be as follows: EUROPEAN GRAND PRIX EVENTS Saturday 08h00 Free practice EU 125 (group 1) 08h40 Free practice EU 125 (group 2) 09h20 Free practice EU 150 10h00 Free practice EU 250 (group 1) 10h40 Free practice EU 250 (group 2) 11h20 Free practice MXGP 12h00 Qualifying practice EU 150 12h50 Semi-final EU 125 (1) 14h30 Semi-final EU 125 (2) 15h10 Pre-qualifying practice MXGP 15h50 Qualifying race 150 16h30 Semi-final EU 250 (1) 17h10 Semi-final EU 250 (2) 17h50 Qualifying race MXGP 18h30 Last chance EU 125 19h00 Last chance EU 250

Sunday 08h20 Warm-up EU 150 08h50 Warm-up EU 125 09h20 Warm-up EU 250 10h00 Warm-up MXGP 11h00 Race 1 EU 150 11h50 Final EU 125 12h30 Podium EU 125 13h00 MXGP Moto 1 14h30 Race 2 EU 150 15h10 Podium EU 150 15h30 Final EU 250 16h20 Podium EU 250 17h00 MXGP Main Event 17h50 MXGP Podium NON-EUROPEAN GRAND PRIX EVENTS Saturday 10h00 Free practice National 10h40 Free practice Continental 11h20 Free practice MXGP 12h00 Qualifying practice National 12h50 Qualifying practice Continental 15h10 Pre-qualifying practice MXGP 15h50 Qualifying race National 16h30 Qualifying race Continental 17h10 Qualifying race MXGP Sunday 08h50 Warm-up National 09h20 Warm-up Continental 10h00 Warm-up MXGP 11h00 National Race 1 11h40 Continental Race 1 13h00 MXGP Moto 1 14h30 National Race 2 15h30 Continental Race 2 17h00 MXGP Main Event 17h50 MXGP Podium The MXGP main event would be run from 17h00 to 18h00 because in Europe the most important football matches are played between 15h00 and 17h00, therefore having our main event during the time from 17h00 to 18h00 gives us more possibilities to be live on major TV stations. This format, with all riders on 250cc bikes, would provide outstanding competition and the show would be fabulous with a high presence of top riders coming from the current MX1 and MX2 classes, avoiding having many lapped riders. One of the biggest assets would be racing with a full gate of 40 riders no other motorsport can compare with this unique show.

PROPOSAL 2 The current MX1 class would be transformed into MXGP. MXGP would have 2 races; the first race (MXGP Moto 1) would have less points, only for the top 3 (3,2,1) and the second race (MXGP main event) which would be the only valid for the victory of the GP and podium, the following points system would count for the MXGP main event: 1st 50 points, 2nd 45 points, 3rd 41 points, until the 40th who would get 1 point. The MX2 would remain with the same name, with just Junior. There would be 2 races of 30 minutes + 2 laps, and have an age limit of less than 21 years old however the MX2 World Champion would be able to defend his title as many times as he wants as long as he is under 21 years of age. It would be called MX2 Junior World Championship and would be considered the right passage from the European Championships to the MXGP. The MX2 would race only the European Grand Prix events. The MX3 would be taken away.

In this way there would only be 1 World Champion (the MXGP World Champion), because the MX2 would be a Junior World Champion and the MX3 would no longer exist. We would continue to make a live production of the full programme (all the races of MXGP, MX2 and European Championships) for MX-LIFE.TV and other motor sport TV stations. Then we would produce an explosive live show of 1 hour for the main TV stations with the MXGP main event complete with a spectacular presentation of the riders, the waiting zone, grid, the entire race, the podium and the interview of the winner. 2 highlight programmes of 26 minutes would also be produced 1 with the entire MXGP (both races) And the other with 2 thirds of MX2 and 1 third of the European Championships. Both highlight programmes would be supplied to all the TV stations (the sport channels and the main channels). The MXGP riders will race only the FIM MXGP World Championship. The MX2 riders and the European Championship riders could participate to all National and International events when they are not racing at a GP event. Option - if formally requested by the teams Youthstream could organize a test-race in Europe with similar standards to a Grand Prix event where teams can make their tests before the GP season starts and where novelties can be presented. In this way teams would be guarantee a high quality of organization. Youthstream would organize TV coverage and invite media in order to present all the teams and sponsors for the new season.

A maximum of 40 riders would be entered in the MXGP class, and a minimum of 25 riders would be brought to the GP races out of Europe. In case this formula is chosen, the actual freight which YS supplies to both classes would be concentrated on the MXGP with the following kilo allowance: Positions from 1 10 Positions from 11 20 Positions from 21 to 25 350kg per rider 250kg per rider 200kg per rider

The MXGP, MX2 and European Championships would be held at the European Grand Prix events. The MXGP, 1 Continental event and / or 1 National event would be held at the non-European Grand Prix events. Based on the high number of rider participation and requests and to allow more riders to participate in the European Championships, the European Championships would be run with 2 semi-finals, 1 last chance and 1 final. The points scoring system for MXGP will be as follows: MXGP Moto 1 1st 3 points 2nd 2 points rd 3 1 points To be discussed the Moto 1 could be shorter than the MXGP main event. Based on the results of Moto 1 the rider will go to the gate for the main event. MXGP Main event 1st 50 points 2nd 45 points rd 3 41 points 4th 37 points th 5 36 points 6th 35 points th 7 34 points 8th 33 points th 9 32 points 10th 31 points 11th 30 points

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The results of the MXGP main event would give the overall GP results and the podium. To increase the show, rider penalties during the race would not be based on time or position disqualification that is enforced at the end of the race but with a stop-and-go via the pit-lane. Penalties issued after the race would be remain as they are. The MX2 would remain with the same points as 2013 and same system for the podium (results of the 2 races). The time schedule would be as follows:

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EUROPEAN GRAND PRIX EVENTS Saturday 08h00 Free practice EU 125 /150 (group 1) 08h40 Free practice EU 125 /150 (group 2) 09h20 Free practice EU 250 (group 1) 10h00 Free practice EU 250 (group 2) 10h40 Free practice MX2 11h20 Free practice MXGP 12h00 Semi-final EU 125 / 150 (1) 12h50 Semi-final EU 125 / 150 (2) 14h30 Pre-qualifying practice MX2 15h10 Pre-qualifying practice MXGP 15h50 Semi-final EU 250 (1) 16h30 Semi-final EU 250 (2) 17h10 Qualifying race MX2 17h50 Qualifying race MXGP 18h30 Last chance EU 125 / 150 19h00 Last chance EU 250 Sunday 08h20 Warm-up EU 125 / 150 08h50 Warm-up EU 250 09h20 Warm-up MX2 10h00 Warm-up MXGP 11h00 Final EU 125 / 150 11h40 EU 125 / 150 Podium 12h00 MX2 Race 1 13h00 MXGP Moto 1 14h30 Final EU 250 15h10 EU 250 Podium 15h30 MX2 Race 2 16h20 MX2 Podium 17h00 MXGP Main Event 17h50 MXGP Podium NON-EUROPEAN GRAND PRIX EVENTS Saturday 10h00 Free practice National 10h40 Free practice Continental 11h20 Free practice MXGP 12h00 Qualifying practice National 12h50 Qualifying practice Continental 15h10 Pre-qualifying practice MXGP 15h50 Qualifying race National 16h30 Qualifying race Continental 17h10 Qualifying race MXGP

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Sunday 08h50 Warm-up National 09h20 Warm-up Continental 10h00 Warm-up MXGP 11h00 National Race 1 11h40 Continental Race 1 13h00 MXGP Moto 1 14h30 National Race 2 15h30 Continental Race 2 17h00 MXGP Main Event 17h50 MXGP Podium The MXGP main event would be run from 17h00 to 18h00 because in Europe the most important football matches are played between 15h00 and 17h00, therefore having our main event during the time from 17h00 to 18h00 gives us more possibilities to be live on major TV stations. This format is possibly the most interesting for the majority of manufacturers, but the less interesting with regards to the quality of racing and show. Taking the latest statistics; there were less than 30 MX1 entries and only 15 really top level riders. In Valkenswaard there were 28 MX1 riders entered; 27 started the races and in the first race only 16 riders finished in the same lap, 6 riders were lapped once and the remaining retired in the second race it was worse, there were only 25 riders who started, 13 riders finished in the same lap, 6 riders were lapped once and 6 riders retired. Compare this with the Super-final: Qatar - 40 riders started the race, 28 riders finished in the same lap, 9 riders were lapped once and 3 riders retired. Thailand 40 riders started the race, 22 riders finished in the same lap, 13 riders were lapped once and 5 riders retired. Seeing these statistics we can see a format with only 450cc riders would mean a format with the least entries, least competitiveness, least quality with the least interest. On the other hand a format with 250cc (proposal 1) or a format with a Super-final (proposal 3) offers many more entries, more competitiveness, higher quality and more interest. We believe the proposal 2 is the worst if we want to succeed with our common goal. It is imperative that there will always be a full gate of 40 riders but who will guarantee the permanent presence of 40 riders? It is clear that this request has to be evaluated seriously by the manufacturers.

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PROPOSAL 3 We would run the MX2 class with 2 races per GP event: 1 race on the Saturday afternoon and the 2nd race on the Sunday at 12h00. At the end of the 2nd race we would make the MX2 podium with the results of the MX2 GP (results from both races). This would be broadcasted live on MX-LIFE.TV and the motor sport channels who would be willing to take these images. At this point the MX2 GP would be finished. Then, the top 10 riders of the MX2 Grand Prix results would go through to the MXGP main event and the remaining to the Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ). For the MXGP class (old MX1), the schedule of Saturday would remain as it currently is. On the Sunday at 13h00 an MXGP qualifying race would be held where the top 25 would go through to the MXGP main event and the remaining would go to the LCQ. From the LCQ the top 5 would be taken, disregarding the bikes capacity. The MXGP main event would have 40 participants and the points would be allocated based on the riders' results, disregarding the bikes capacity. The top 3 of the MXGP plus the MX2 Rookie (highest position of an MX2 rider in the MXGP race) would go to the podium. We would continue to make a live production of the full programme (all the races of MXGP, MX2 and European Championships) for MX-LIFE.TV and other motor sport TV stations. Then we would produce an explosive live show of 1 hour for the main TV stations with the MXGP main event complete with a spectacular presentation of the riders, the waiting zone, grid, the entire race, the podium and the interview of the winner. 2 highlight programmes of 26 minutes would also be produced 1 with the entire MXGP (both races) And the other with 2 thirds of MX2 and 1 third of the European Championships. Both highlight programmes would be supplied to all the TV stations (the sport channels and the main channels). The MXGP and top MX2 riders would race only the FIM MXGP World Championship. The other MX2 riders and the European Championship riders could participate to all National and International events when they are not racing at a GP event.

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Option - if formally requested by the teams Youthstream could organize a test-race in Europe with similar standards to a Grand Prix event where teams can make their tests before the GP season starts and where novelties can be presented. In this way teams would be guarantee a high quality of organization. Youthstream would organize TV coverage and invite media in order to present all the teams and sponsors for the new season. In case this formula is chosen, the freight kilo allowance would be as follows: MXGP Positions from 1 10 Positions from 11 15 MX2 Positions from 1 10 Positions from 11 15 300kg per rider 200kg per rider 200kg per rider 100kg per rider

Based on the high number of rider participation and requests and to allow more riders to participate in the European Championships, the European Championships would be run with 2 semi-finals, 1 last chance and 1 final. Riders taking part in the MXGP main event would score points only for the MXGP class disregarding the bike capacity, as follows: MXGP Main event 1st 50 points nd 2 45 points rd 3 41 points 4th 37 points th 5 36 points 6th 35 points th 7 34 points 8th 33 points th 9 32 points 10th 31 points 11th 30 points 12th 29 points 13th 28 points 14th 27 points 15th 26 points 16th 25 points 17th 24 points 18th 23 points 19th 22 points 20th 21 points 21st 20 points 22nd 19 points 23rd 18 points 24th 17 points 25th 16 points

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26th 27th 28th 29th 30th 31st 32nd 33rd 34th 35th 36th 37th 38th 39th 40th

15 points 14 points 13 points 12 points 11 points 10 points 9 points 8 points 7 points 6 points 5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

The results of the MXGP main event would give the overall GP results and the podium. To increase the show, rider penalties during the race would not be based on time or position disqualification that is enforced at the end of the race but with a stop-and-go via the pit-lane. Penalties issued after the race would be remain as they are. The time schedule would be as follows: EUROPEAN GRAND PRIX EVENTS Saturday 08h00 Free practice EU 125 /150 (group 1) 08h40 Free practice EU 125 /150 (group 2) 09h20 Free practice EU 250 (group 1) 10h00 Free practice EU 250 (group 2) 10h40 Free practice MX2 11h20 Free practice MXGP 12h00 Semi-final EU 125 / 150 (1) 12h50 Semi-final EU 125 / 150 (2) 14h30 Qualifying practice MX2 15h10 Pre-qualifying practice MXGP 15h50 Semi-final EU 250 (1) 16h30 Semi-final EU 250 (2) 17h10 Race 1 MX2 17h50 Qualifying race MXGP 18h30 Last chance EU 125 / 150 19h00 Last chance EU 250

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Sunday 08h20 Warm-up EU 125 / 150 08h50 Warm-up EU 250 09h20 Warm-up MX2 10h00 Warm-up MXGP 11h00 Final EU 125 / 150 11h40 EU 125 / 150 Podium 12h00 Race 2 MX2 12h50 MX2 Podium 13h10 MXGP Qualifying race 14h30 Final EU 250 15h10 EU 250 Podium 15h30 MXGP last chance 17h00 MXGP Main Event 17h50 MXGP Podium NON-EUROPEAN GRAND PRIX EVENTS Saturday 10h00 Free practice National / Continental 10h40 Free practice MX2 11h20 Free practice MXGP 12h00 Qualifying practice National / Continental 12h50 Qualifying practice MX2 15h10 Pre-qualifying practice MXGP 15h50 Qualifying race National / Continental 16h30 Race 1 MX2 17h10 Qualifying race MXGP Sunday 08h50 Warm-up National / Continental 09h20 Warm-up MX2 10h00 Warm-up MXGP 11h00 National / Continental Race 1 12h00 MX2 Race 2 12h50 MX2 Podium 13h10 MXGP Qualifying Race 14h30 National / Continental Race 2 15h30 Last Chance Qualifying Race MXGP 17h00 MXGP Main Event 17h50 MXGP Podium The MXGP main event would be run from 17h00 to 18h00 because in Europe the most important football matches are played between 15h00 and 17h00, therefore having our main event during the time from 17h00 to 18h00 gives us more possibilities to be live on major TV stations.

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This format offers the traditional MX2 World Championship; they would receive the visibility for the MX2 Championship and would keep their own identity. Then there would be the MXGP (our main class equivalent of the F1 or MotoGP for off-road) which would be run with the new and modern format, with a concentrated show of 100% pure adrenaline and a 1 hour live TV programme of shear excitement to attract new and young fans worldwide and permit everyone to go to new markets and find new partners. We have seen that after the 17th position MX2 riders are faster than the 450cc riders. The time of the MX2 riders between the 1st and the 40th is closer than the time of the 450cc riders between the 1st and the 40th. Therefore the injection of the MX2 in the MXGP would make the level of competition very high because there would be 1 to 3 MX2 riders in the top 10, between 3 and 5 MX2 riders in positions 10 to 20th, and the rest will be split with the 450cc riders between the 21st and 40th positions. The MXGP would be something 'extra' for the MX2 riders, not less. The MX2 age limit would remain 23 with the World Champion defending their title as many times as they would like as long as they are under 23. After listening to riders comments concerning the position on the starting grid, we propose: 1st 1st MX1 rider 2nd 1st MX2 rider 3rd 2nd MX1 rider 4th - 2nd MX2 rider etc CONCLUSION The goal of these proposals is to start discussions and they are naturally open to advice and improvements. We appreciate your constructive remarks keeping in mind the objectives of reaching 1 hour of live TV show, easy to travel to and attract nonEuropean GP events and creating more interest to young and new fans, having the grid full with the best Motocross riders and Motocross bikes, and in general a better presentation of Motocross to the world. It is our desire to develop the FIM Motocross World Championship together with all the partners; however, after long discussions and evaluations we have to come to a decision. 19th of June 2013 could be one of the most important days for the further development of Motocross. It is in our hands, lets take the chance and vote for a bright and successful future of the sport! Kind regards, Giuseppe Luongo. Youthstream Group President.

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