Albaida (Spain), 18 April 2024 – The official kick-off of the 2024 FIM SuperMoto World Championship is just a few days away and will take place in Albaida, in the Comunitat Valenciana. The season, which features seven rounds, will see again two venues in the calendar that had been missing for a couple of years: Poland and Romania. The two countries will be listed next to Sardinia, Busca (Italy) and Mettet in Belgium while the SuperMoto of Nations will be back on French soil in Carole.


The last time at Albaida track was in 2018 were Thomas Chareyre was the winner.


Defending World Champion Marc Reiner Schmidt was reconfirmed as the strongest rider of the L30 Racing Tm Factory Team. Even though the German rider underwent surgery to fix some minor issues which bothered him the past season, Schmidt already resumed training and triumphed with a double victory at the Italian International Championship. longside the strong German rider will be the young swiss rider Mitja Krasniqi, fourth classified in the Rookie Cup who this season will battle for the first palce, the Czech Eric Provaznik wild card last year who will join the team for all season, the Estonian Patrick Pals who come back with L30 Racing and a new acquisition  for the team will be the american Nicky Reimer who will take part at S1GP.


For this year there have been several changes in the teams, but the most resounding has been the one of multiple time World Champion, and most successful rider in the history of Supermoto, Thomas Chareyre. After being a TM factory rider for 13 years, the rider will start 2024 wearing the red Honda outfit as he will be part of the SGR Team of Angel Grau, for this appointment with compatriot Tom Bessier  and the spanish home rider Ferran Cardus.


Chareyre was not the only one who went in a different direction. Italian Champion Elia Sammartin joined Gazza Racing Team and will ride a CRF450R with another new entry for the team the compatriot Andrea Stucchi.


Lukas Hollbacher will miss the call as he is not ready to get to the track yet because of the surgery he underwent during the winter. The vice world Champion will soon get back to the track to attend the World Championship. MTR Ktm Racing Franco Mollo ended the contract with Lukas Hollbacher and hired young Spanish talented rider Julen Ávila Andrea.


Team Undici has expanded the number of its riders, the Frenchman Steve Bonnal, winner of the 2023 Rookie Cup and fifth overall in the S1GP and who has all the qualities to further climb the rankings, Tim Slazai will also be part of the team , third in the Rookie Cup and eighth in the 2023 S1GP, as well as the Belgian Roman Kaivers, ninth in the S1GP last season.


New S1GP rider in TMS Tuning Motorsport Team will be the Czech Jonas Nedved. The 30 years old rider was years one of the top motocross riders in Czech Republic and he want to be focus for all season in FIM SuperMoto World Championship with Honda CRF 450.


The Spanish rider Francisco Gomez Roquena will do his best in front his public.


Riders coming from ten different countries will join the S1GP season, others names are the italians Giovanni Bussei and Michael Vertemati and the french Gabin Pernat and Giani Catorc.


 The European Junior Championship will be the side race to the World Championship and can count on a solid number of riders who represent the future of the discipline. Defending Champion Andrea Benvenuti will continue to ride his KTM, the 85 2 strokes, for another year before switching to the 4 strokes. In 2023 Andrea reached the victory at the final race of the season and is among the favorites of the current racing season which will kick-off in Albaida. The Italian rider will have to battle it out with the strong czech rider Matej Kokes and other very competitive riders.


Another year of thrilling shows and emotions is expected for the 2024 season




SATURDAY:10.00 S1GP Free Practice 1; 10.50 SM Junior Free Practice1; 11.50 S1GP Free Practice2; 12.20 SM Junior Free Practice 2; 13.40 S1GP Time Practice; 14.50 SM Junior Time Practice; 14.20 S1GP Superpole; 16.35 S1GP Race 1


SUNDAY: 10.45 SM Junior Race1; 11.30 S1GP Fast Race; 13.00 SM Junior Race2; 14.00 S1GP Super Final

In the photo: Albaida circuit


Round of Comunitat Valenciana



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