Ricky Carmichael individual and overall winner in 2005.
|Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations|
|Local name||Monster Energy Motocross of Nations|
|Number of editions||70|
|First winner||Great Britain|
|Latest winner||France (2018)|
|Most wins||United States (22 wins)|
The Motocross des Nations (in French) is an annual team motocross race, where riders representing their country meet at what is billed as the "Olympics of Motocross". The event has been staged since 1947, where the team of Bill Nicholson, Fred Rist and Bob Ray, representing Great Britain, took home the Chamberlain Trophy for the first time.
Motocross is a form of off-road motorcycle racing held on enclosed off-road circuits. The sport evolved from motorcycle trials competitions held in the United Kingdom.
The event as it stands today is an amalgamation of three separate events, the original Motocross des Nations, raced with 500cc motorcycles, the Trophée des Nations, raced with 250cc motorcycles, and the Coupe des Nations, for 125cc motorcycles. Before 1984, the three events were held in different locations on different weekends, whereafter they were combined into a single event with one rider per class.
The scoring for the event works on the position system, i.e. first place is awarded one point, second place two, etc. Each class (currently MXGP, MX2 and Open) races twice, each time against one of other two classes, for a total of three races. The worst score of three races is dropped, and the lowest combined score wins.
The event's name has been officially anglicised (as Motocross of Nations "MXON") since 2004, when Youthstream was awarded promotional rights for the World Motocross Grand Prix, although the general moniker Des Nations or MXDN is still very much in use.
Historically Great Britain dominated the early years, before the competition became more fierce. With the rise of motocross in North America from the 1970s, the USA embarked on a famous winning streak, lasting 13 years from 1981 to 1993.
|Year||Location||Winning team||Winning riders|
|2018||Gautier Paulin / Dylan Ferrandis / Jordi Tixier|
|2017||Gautier Paulin / Christophe Charlier / Romain Febvre|
|2016||Gautier Paulin / Benoît Paturel / Romain Febvre|
|2015||Gautier Paulin / Marvin Musquin / Romain Febvre|
|2014||Gautier Paulin / Dylan Ferrandis / Steven Frossard|
|2013||Ken De Dycker / Jeremy Van Horebeek / Clément Desalle|
|2012||Maximilian Nagl / Ken Roczen / Marcus Schiffer|
|2011||Ryan Dungey / Blake Baggett / Ryan Villopoto|
|2010||Ryan Dungey / Trey Canard / Andrew Short|
|2009||Ryan Dungey / Jake Weimer / Ivan Tedesco|
|2008||James Stewart, Jr. / Ryan Villopoto / Tim Ferry|
|2007||Ricky Carmichael / Ryan Villopoto / Tim Ferry|
|2006||James Stewart, Jr. / Ryan Villopoto / Ivan Tedesco|
|2005||Ricky Carmichael / Kevin Windham / Ivan Tedesco|
|2004||Stefan Everts / Steve Ramon / Kevin Strijbos|
|2003||Stefan Everts / Steve Ramon / Joël Smets|
|2002||Andrea Bartolini / Alessio Chiodi / Alessandro Puzar|
|2001||Yves Demaria / Luigi Seguy / David Vuillemin|
|2000||Ricky Carmichael / Ryan Hughes / Travis Pastrana|
|1999||Andrea Bartolini / Alessio Chiodi/ Claudio Federici|
|1998||Marnicq Bervoets / Patrick Caps / Stefan Everts|
|1997||Marnicq Bervoets / Stefan Everts / Joël Smets|
|1996||Jeff Emig / Steve Lamson / Jeremy McGrath|
|1995||Marnicq Bervoets / Stefan Everts / Joël Smets|
|1994||Rob Herring / Paul Malin / Kurt Nicoll|
|1993||Jeff Emig / Mike Kiedrowski / Jeremy McGrath|
|1992||Jeff Emig / Mike LaRocco / Billy Liles|
|1991||Damon Bradshaw / Mike Kiedrowski / Jeff Stanton|
|1990||Damon Bradshaw / Jeff Stanton / Jeff Ward|
|1989||Mike Kiedrowski / Jeff Stanton / Jeff Ward|
|1988||Rick Johnson / Ron Lechien / Jeff Ward|
|1987||Bob Hannah / Rick Johnson / Jeff Ward|
|1986||David Bailey / Rick Johnson / Johnny O'Mara|
|1985||David Bailey / Ron Lechien / Jeff Ward|
|1984||David Bailey / Rick Johnson / Johnny O'Mara / Jeff Ward|
|1983||David Bailey / Mark Barnett / Broc Glover / Jeff Ward|
|1982||David Bailey / Danny Chandler / Jim Gibson / Johnny O'Mara|
|1981||Donnie Hansen / Danny LaPorte / Johnny O'Mara / Chuck Sun|
|1980||Georges Jobé / André Malherbe / Ivan Van Den Broek / André Vromans|
|1979||Roger De Coster / Harry Everts / André Malherbe / Ivan Van Den Broek|
|1978||Kavinov / Khudiakov / Korneev / Guennady Moisseev|
|1977||Roger De Coster / André Malherbe / Jean-Paul Mingles / Jaak van Velthoven|
|1976||Roger De Coster / Harry Everts / Gaston Rahier / Jaak van Velthoven|
|1975||Bavorovský / Churavý / Naváček / Velký|
|1974||Bengt Aberg / Hakan Andersson / Ake Jonsson / Arne Kring|
|1973||Roger De Coster / Sylvain Geboers / René Heeren / Jaak van Velthoven|
|1972||Roger De Coster / Rene Van de Vorst / Jaak van Velthoven|
|1971||Bengt Aberg / Christer Hammargren / Ake Jonsson / Olle Petersson|
|1970||Bengt Aberg / Christer Hammargren / Ake Jonsson / Arne Kring|
|1969||Roger De Coster / Sylvain Geboers / Joël Robert / Jef Teeuwissen|
|1968||Arnis Angers/ Evgeni Petushkov / Vladimir Pogbrniak / Leonid Shinkarenko|
|1967||Dave Bickers / Vic Eastwood/ Jeff Smith|
|1966||Dave Bickers / Vic Eastwood / D.J. Rickman|
|1965||Arthur Lampkin / Vic Eastwood / Jeff Smith|
|1964||D.E. Rickman / D.J. Rickman / Jeff Smith|
|1963||Burton / D.E. Rickman / D.J. Rickman|
|1962||Jan Johansson / Ove Lundell / Rolf Tibblin|
|1961||Ove Lundell / Bill Nilsson / Rolf Tibblin|
|1960||Curtis / Rickman / Jeff Smith|
|1959||John Draper / Rickman / Jeff Smith|
|1958||Lars Gustavsson / Ove Lundell / Bill Nilsson|
|1957||Curtis / Martin / Jeff Smith|
|1956||John Draper / Jeff Smith/ Geoff Ward|
|1955||Lars Gustavsson / Sten Lundin / Bill Nilsson|
|1954||Curtis / Brian Stonebridge / Geoff Ward|
|1953||Les Archer / John Draper / Geoff Ward|
|1952||Les Archer / Brian Stonebridge / Geoff Ward|
|1951||Jansen / Leloup / Meunier|
|1950||John Draper / Basil Hall / Harold Lines|
|1949||Harold Lines / Bob Manns / Ian Soovell|
|1948||Cox / Jansen / Milhoux|
|1947||Bill Nicholson / Bob Ray / Fred Rist|
|1961||Avigliana, Italy||Jeff Smith / Dave Bickers / Arthur Lampkin|
|1962||Ipswich, Great Britain||Jeff Smith / Dave Bickers / Arthur Lampkin|
|1963||Loppem, Belgium||Torsten Hallman / Lars Forsberg / Cenneth Lööf|
|1964||Markelo, Netherlands||Torsten Hallman / Åke Jonsson / Olle Petersson|
|1965||Cancelled due to bad riding conditions|
|1966||Brands Hatch, Great Britain||Torsten Hallman / Åke Tornblom / Olle Petersson|
|1967||Holice, Czechoslovakia||Torsten Hallman / Åke Jonsson / Olle Petersson|
|1968||Payerne, Switzerland||Bengt Åberg / Christer Hammargren / Bengt-Arne Bonn|
|1969||Kester, Belgium||Roger De Coster / Joël Robert / Sylvain Geboers|
|1970||Knutstorp, Sweden||Roger De Coster / Joël Robert / Sylvain Geboers|
|1971||Holice, Czechoslovakia||Roger De Coster / Sylvain Geboers / Jaak van Velthoven|
|1972||Genk, Belgium||Roger De Coster / Joël Robert / Jaak van Velthoven / Marcel Wiertz|
|1973||Donington Park, Great Britain||Roger De Coster / Sylvain Geboers / Jaak van Velthoven / Jean-Claude Laquaye|
|1974||Vesoul, France||Roger De Coster / Gaston Rahier / Jaak van Velthoven / Harry Everts|
|1975||Maggiora, Italy||Roger De Coster / Gaston Rahier / Jaak van Velthoven / Harry Everts|
|1976||Wohlen, Switzerland||Roger De Coster / Gaston Rahier / Jaak van Velthoven / Harry Everts|
|1977||Markelo, Netherlands||Roger De Coster / André Malherbe / Jaak van Velthoven / Harry Everts|
|1978||Kester, Belgium||Roger De Coster / Gaston Rahier / Jaak van Velthoven / Harry Everts|
|1979||Stockholm, Sweden||Guennady Moisseev / Vladimir Kavinov / Vladimir Korneev / Yuri Khudiakov|
|1980||Maggiora, Italy||André Malherbe / Harry Everts / Georges Jobé / André Vromans|
|1981||Lommel, Belgium||Chuck Sun / Danny LaPorte / Johnny O’Mara / Donnie Hansen|
|1982||Gaildorf, Germany||David Bailey / Johnny O’Mara / Danny Chandler / Jim Gibson|
|1983||Považská Bystrica, Czechoslovakia||David Bailey / Mark Barnett / Broc Glover / Jeff Ward|
|1984||Varberg, Sweden||Broc Glover / Johnny O’Mara / Ricky Johnson / Jeff Ward|
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