The 2023 Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations witnessed an astounding spectacle as it hosted the biggest overall weekend attendance ever, with a hundred of thousand fans converging upon the historic track of Ernée. The atmosphere was nothing short of electrifying, as fans came together to celebrate their shared passion for motocross and make it know to the riders with roars and cheers giving goosebumps to everyone present. The collective intoning of ‘La Marseillaise,’ the French national anthem, by the enthusiastic crowd before the first race. It was a moment of unity and pride that resonated deeply with everyone present. The crowd’s unwavering support for all the riders, especially the Team France, created an unforgettable experience that will undoubtedly go down in motocross history.
After five years without winning the Peter Chamberlain’s Trophy, Team France made up with Romain Febvre, Tom Vialle and Maxime Renaux took the top step of the podium at the 2023 Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations, on home soil in Ernée.
The day before, the trio had already performed well, taking first place overall, with a win for Tom Vialle in MX2 and for Maxime Renaux in Open, while Romain Febvre took the 5th in MXGP. Team Manager Gautier Paulin couldn’t be happier for his riders, he who won the 2018 competition in Redbud, the United States, with Dylan Ferrandis and Jordi Tixier.
Joining the winners on the podium was Team Australia with Jett Lawrence, Hunter Lawrence and Dean Ferris, while rounding out the podium was Team Italy, composed of Alberto Forato, Andrea Adamo and Andrea Bonacorsi.