The Zwarte Cross Festival is the biggest paid festival in the Netherlands, and the biggest motor event in the world. The 2018 edition counted in at 220.000 visitors. The festival is a combination of motocross, music, theatre and stunts. ‘Zwarte Cross’ literally means ‘black cross’; it is a reference to the illegal motocross races in the 1960s.
Malcolm Stewart was invited for this race with a wildcard. The last round of the Dutch Masters of Motocross. He managed to finished 7th overall in the standings behind factory riders Jeffrey Herlings, Glenn Coldenhoff, Gautier Paulin and Max Anstie.