ITALY Throughout the legendary Antonio Cairoli’s entire career, Team Italy somehow never managed to win the FIM Motocross of Nations. That finally changed in September when Cairoli led teammates Alessandro Lupino and Matteo Guadagnini to a home win on the sandy and wet Mantova course, marking Italy’s first win since 2002 (a year in which Team USA was, incidentally, absent from the event).
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