I Have A New Favorite Two-Wheel Motorsport: Vespacross

Gif: Vespacrossitalia (Facebook)

Motocross is a blast to watch, with its high-flying antics, rad slides and mounds upon mounds of dirt flung in the air. Yet I discovered a way to improve it yesterday: by running the whole series on cute little Vespas instead.

Meet Vespacross, a too-delightful form of motorsport run in Italy and other Vespa-loving countries around the world.

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There’s just something delightful about seeing Vespas fly through the air that I wish I would see more often, if we’re honest.

This is no single-season, dirt-track-only motorsport, either. They even run on the ice!

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Stef Schrader

Contributor, Jalopnik. 1984 "Porschelump" 944 race car, 1971 Volkswagen 411 race car, 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer GTS.