On June 14, 1984, San Marino issued this stamp commemorating the Motocross Grand Prix held at the Baldasserona Motocross Track in the tiny country.
The 450-lire stamp was issued on June 14, 1984 and pictures a spectacular leap by one of the competitors.
Motocross off-road motorcycle racing competition arose in England in the early 1900s. Today, Japanese motorcycles dominate the competition (Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha), although KTM of Austria also has a strong presence in competition.
The Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) governs motocross competition worldwide.