After what seemed like an almighty build up to this event, race day is finally here. As you can see by the pic below, the weather is looking good, suns out, blue skies and a slight wind. If you're reading this in the UK then DON'T go to bed yet! We have some ace DirtTV videos which we will post up asap (despite current Mpora problems, that you may have noticed)

Saladini leads. World Cup 4X, Maribor, Slovenia

Junior Women leave the start hut at 10:30am, Junior Men at 11.00am, Elite Women at 13.00pm and Elite men start at 14.00pm with last man down Gee Atherton breaking the start beam at 15.48pm.

Check out the full start list and times on Dirt.

2009 World Championships Race Day