The sphere for the 2017 Motocross of Nations at Matterley Basin on October 1 is beginning to fill in, with Australia being the most recent nation to announce their workforce.
Late final evening, Motorcycling Australia (MA), the nation’s governing physique, introduced that Dean Ferris, Hunter Lawrence, and Kirk Gibbs would symbolize the nation in England.
Ferris, the defending champion and present MX1 factors chief within the Australian Motocross Championship, will lead the workforce in MXGP. A mainstay on Workforce Australia, Ferris had a profitable Lucas Oil Professional Motocross debut earlier this yr ending second within the first moto at Excessive Level.
Gibbs, the 2015 MX1 Australian Motocross Champion, was chosen to the workforce final yr, however was injured previous to the occasion. This yr will mark his first time representing Australia. At present second within the MX1 Class in Australia, Gibbs will journey Open.
Lawrence, an everyday on the FIM Motocross World Championship circuit competing in MX2 for manufacturing unit Suzuki, will make his maiden look on the Motocross of Nations driving MX2.