Preview – Grand Prix of Flanders.

"The Motocross of Nations in Ernée should again be the climax of the year. The MXoN is the most important races in the world, nothing compares to our 'Olympic Games of Motocross'. I hope that the US team will participate, it would be great for the sport as well as for the fans," he conluded.

Zolder practice starts on Saturday at 9.30, with qualifying sessions from 2.00 to 5.00. Sunday will see the MX2 races are scheduled at 12.05 and 3.02, while the MX1 races will start at 1.05 and 4.05.

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Everts leads title rival Pichon (pic:
Joel Smets - Team Suzuki.
Stephen Sword leads the MX2 field around the first turn.
Stefan Everts (1st), Mickael Pichon (2nd) and Joel Smets (3rd) on the Zolder MX1 podium.
The MX1 podium at Zolder: Melotte (1st), Ramon (2nd) and Coppins (3rd) (Pic: Honda).
Joel Smets during the 2003 Motocross des Nations - won by Belgium (Pic: A. Hodgkinson).

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