Recap: ICYMI This Week

Huge stories from the week that was

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A lot has gone on over the last seven days. There have been a handful of announcements, injury updates and more. Catch up on everything that has gone on with this convenient weekly feature on MX Vice. The bold text below links to the appropriate story.

Analysis: Transfers in MXGP

There have been a lot of silly-season announcements in recent months. It is actually quite difficult to keep up with it all! That is why this list has been constructed: It includes every single new contract that has been signed ahead of the 2019 FIM Motocross World Championship! This list is updated regularly too, so save the link and use it to stay in touch with what is happening.

A majority of MXGP and MX2 riders have now signed contracts for 2019 (ConwayMX)
Updated: MXGP in 2019

Youthstream made some major changes to the 2019 FIM Motocross World Championship calendar earlier this week. The Grand Prix of Switzerland has been cancelled, the Grand Prix of Hong Kong will host the final round and Mantova has been added to the schedule for the first time since 2016. The updated calendar is on the link above this text.

Gameplay Footage: Supercross 2

The second edition of the Monster Energy Supercross game will drop in February, but surprisingly detailed information is only just starting to filter through. Milestone released the first gameplay footage earlier this week, which can be viewed on the link above, and there are noteworthy improvements. Like it? It certainly seems like a step up from the previous game.

The Pre-Entry List: Anaheim 1

Anaheim 1 is less than two weeks away. Can you believe that? The initial pre-entry list for the race dropped earlier this week and, whilst some names are still missing, simply scrolling through the entries creates some excitement. The list will continue to be updated, along with the link that is just above this text, so remember to check the site regularly.

Chad Reed is locked in at JGR Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing for 2019 (ConwayMX)
New Signing: Chad Reed

It is official! JGR Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing have announced that Chad Reed will contest every round of the Monster Energy Supercross series. Reed has tested with the outfit since August so, although the deal was only just announced, he will be ready when gates drop at Anaheim 1 in less than two weeks. Justin Hill will join him in the 450SX class.

Words: Lewis Phillips | Lead Image: Honda Racing Corporation

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