This Sunday a new edition of the ‘International Motocross Villa de Crevillent’. The Provincial Council of Alicante supports, for another year, this popular sporting event that will have the participation of great figures in this discipline such as Ander Valentín or Unai Larrañaga. The deputy for Sports, Bernabé Cano, presented this morning all the details of this test, considered one of the most relevant, competitive and consolidated on the national calendar. The event was also attended by the president of the FMCV, Carmelo Fernández, the president of Club Moto Sport Carreres, Francisco Carreres, and the mayor of Crevillent, José Manuel Penalva.
The ‘XXII Villa de Crevillent International Motocross’ will take place in the El Cossil Circuit, one of the oldest in the Valencian Communityand it will have a technical and safe layout of 1,600 meters in length, with numerous ups and downs and suitable for all levels, from those who have just started in this sport to the most experienced. In this sense, Francisco Carreres has advanced that so far there are sixty pilots registered, some of them from other European countries and even Australia“although the organization hopes to reach eighty participants, who will compete in the MX-1, MX-2, MX-3, MX-125, MX-85 and MX-65 categories.”
“For the Provincial Council of Alicante, it is a priority to support this event, which constitutes an important tourist attraction and a claim within the world of national and even international motorcycling,” said the Bernabe Cano, who took advantage of his speech to encourage the public to enjoy this event which, moreover, “takes place in a unique environment, next to the Crevillent reservoir”. For his part, Carmelo Fernández has defined this event as “the starting point of the motocross season throughout Spain” and highlighted the importance of this race, “which has become a benchmark and is one of the best of the season”.
The proof will qualify for the motocross championship of the Valencian Community and, as in previous editions, it will pay homage to the pilot from Elche José Manuel Pérez ‘Carni’, who died in 2005 due to an accident when he was competing in the Dakar Rally. Finally, José Manuel Penalva thanked the Alicante Provincial Council for its support for this proposal, “which is very special for us, since it brings us closer to the world of motocross, helps us place Crevillent on the national and international map and is associated an important economic and tourist repercussion for our locality”.