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INFORMATION - OR THAILAND GRAND PRIX POSTPONED

Posted on March 2, 2020 at 6:45 AM Comments comments (200)

Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, the decision has been taken to postpone the Thai GP.

 

As the global outbreak of coronavirus continues to develop, the Thai government has communicated that it won’t be possible to hold the OR Thailand Grand Prix on its original date. The FIM, IRTA and Dorna therefore regret to announce that the event, due to be held on the 22nd of March in Buriram, has been postponed.

 

The FIM, IRTA and Dorna are currently eval...

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DECISION OF THE GRAND PRIX COMMISSION, 28 FEBRUARY

Posted on February 28, 2020 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Please find enclosed the Press Release / FIM Grand Prix World Championship Decision of the Grand Prix Commission, 28 February .


Click here to view the document:


https://eolstoragewe.blob.core.windows.net/wm-553616-cmsimages/DecisionoftheGrandPrixCommission,28February.pdf

BRAD PLEASED WITH QATAR TEST PROGRESS AND EAGER FOR THE GP

Posted on February 25, 2020 at 12:05 PM Comments comments (0)


 

The lights are excitingly hovering on red for KTM’s fourth MotoGP in the immediate wake of the the second and final pre-season test at the Losail International Circuit. Brad Binder was the fastest KTM RC16 rider after three days at the venue that will now open the 2020 campaign in two weeks on March 8th.

 

For the seco...

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INFORMATION - OR GRAND PRIX OF THAILAND WILL GO AHEAD

Posted on February 21, 2020 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (102)

The Sports Authority of Thailand confirms that the event, set for mid-March, can safely take place.


Following communication from the Thai government, the FIM, IRTA and Dorna Sports can confirm that the OR Thailand Grand Prix will go ahead next month. With the outbreak of coronavirus affecting a number of locations and events worldwide, the decision required official consideration as the situation in Thailand was monitored.


After consulting w...

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TUNISIAN TOURING TOUR 2020

Posted on February 20, 2020 at 7:20 AM Comments comments (91)



As part of the promotion of tourism and leisure by motorcycle in Tunisia, the Tunisian Federation of Motorcycling and Associated Activities, FTMAA is organizing a 5-day (6 nights) tourist rally, « The Tunisian Touring Tour 2020 », between the central and southern regions of Tunisia.


This rally is registered on the Tourism calendar of...

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PURDON IN HOT PURSUIT OF MX1 CHAMPIONSHIP

Posted on February 19, 2020 at 12:25 PM Comments comments (0)


 

Purdon starts the 2020 motocross season in victory


Tristan Purdon couldn’t have asked for a better start to the 2020 season...

 

The Red Bull KTM motocross star left onlookers in awe as he went 1-1 to snatch MX1 victory at the opening round of the season in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.


On ...

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NIGHT OF THE JUMPS CELEBRATES 20 YEARS WITH FREESTYLE OF NATIONS IN BERLIN FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER!

Posted on February 19, 2020 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (93)


 

On February 21/22, the opening round of the 2020 Freestyle Motocross season is set to explode with the 20th anniversary celebrations of NIGHT of the JUMPs taking stage in Germany’s capital of Berlin.

 

Creating an entirely new event for the Berlin crowd, NIGHT of the JUMPs hugely successful FMX Teams event will make its debut in the capita...

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PABLO QUINTANILLA JOINS THE FIM RIDE GREEN TEAM

Posted on February 19, 2020 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)


 

Two times FIM Cross Country Rallies World Champion Pablo Quintanilla is the latest rider to be inducted as an FIM Ride Green Ambassador and will join Takahisa Fujinami, Greg Hancock, Marc Márquez, Randy de Puniet, Alex Salvini and Laia Sanz in working for future generations by promoting a culture of sustainability in the day-to-day practice of sport and in everyda...

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2020 FIM CONFERENCE OF THE COMMISSIONS

Posted on February 18, 2020 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (98)

 


Last weekend saw the annual FIM Conference of the Commissions, when all thirteen Commissions sporting and non-sporting gathered for this important meeting that welcomed almost three hundred FIM Family Members from all around the world, and yet again was declared a great success.

 

 

This meeting creates a unique opportunity for the commissi...

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MOTOCROSS THRILLS THE BAY

Posted on February 17, 2020 at 1:45 AM Comments comments (89)



What SA National Motocross Round 1 Report

Where Rover Raceway, Port Elizabeth

When Saturday 15 February 2020

Community South Africa National

National season opener stuns PE

 

The 2020 MSA South African National Motocross Championship powered by Cannabis Energy and TRP Distributors kicked off in quite literal fly...

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YOUNG TOPS EPIC SA RACE WEEKEND

Posted on February 17, 2020 at 1:25 AM Comments comments (0)


What South African Motorsport Wrap

Where International

When 15 - 16 February 2020

Community South Africa, International.

 

South African racers star home and away

 

South African motorsportsmen starred once again over the past weekend as extreme enduro wizard Wade Young stormed to an incredible win ...

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FIRST MEETING OF THE FIM BOARD OF DIRECTORS IN 2020

Posted on February 15, 2020 at 12:30 PM Comments comments (96)



 

 

Left to right: Stephan Carapiet (FIM Asia President), Rob Dingman (FIM North America President & CONUs representative), Jorgen Bitsch (FIM Board Member), Giovanni Copioli (FIM Board Member), Martin De Graaff (FIM Europe President), Jacques Bolle (FIM Vice-President), Tony Skillington (FIM Chief Executive Officer),...

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REVEALING 2020 RED BULL KTM LINE-UP

Posted on February 14, 2020 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (89)


 

Red Bull KTM has announced its 2020 line-up


The gates are about to drop for the first round of the National Motocross Championship...


 

As the season opener in Port Elizabeth approaches, Red Bull KTM has released its stellar 2020 line-up.


Stepping into the season with the MX2 ...

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HUSQVARNA GEARS UP FOR MOTOCROSS GLORY

Posted on February 12, 2020 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)


 

INTRODUCING HUSQVARNA SOUTH AFRICA'S 2020 MOTOCROSS LINE-UP


As the start of the National Motocross season draws near, Husqvarna South Africa has released a mouth-watering line-up of riders ready to battle it out for the country’s premier motocross titles.


Flying the team’s flag in the prestigious MX1...

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BRADLEY COX - SOUTH AFRICA'S NEXT BEST THING

Posted on February 12, 2020 at 6:00 AM Comments comments (0)



Cox storms to a double victory at season opener in Lesotho


Bradley Cox, son of motorsport legend Alfie Cox, couldn’t have asked for a better start to the 2020 season...

 

Cox, a multi-disciplined star from KwaZulu-Natal, stormed to a double victory this weekend in both the Nat...

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FMI PROJECT "MOTOCICLO ITALIANO"

Posted on February 11, 2020 at 7:40 AM Comments comments (95)



I'm proud to introduce the new Italian Motorcycling Federation (FMI) project: “Motociclo Italiano”, the initiative that aims to rediscover the historical heritage of motorbikes produced in Italy and today owned by motorcyclist living all over the world The initiative is dedicated to Made in Italy fans who live outside Italy and own one or more motorcycles built at least 20 y...

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INFORMATION - FIM ENEL MOTOE WORLD CUP - 2020 ENTRY LIST, UPDATED 11 FEBRUARY

Posted on February 11, 2020 at 7:30 AM Comments comments (92)

Please find enclosed the Press Release / FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup 2020 Entry List, updated 11 February.

 

Click here to view the document

 

BRAD CONCLUDES POSITIVE AND PRODUCTIVE SEPANG TESTING

Posted on February 10, 2020 at 3:55 AM Comments comments (96)


 

Red Bull KTM Factory Racing and Red Bull KTM Tech3 completed six days and hundreds of laps of the Sepang International Circuit in the first MotoGP testing schedule of the year. Brad Binder, Pol Espargaro, Miguel Oliveira and Iker Lecuona were joined by test riders Dani Pedrosa and Mika Kallio in both private and official IRTA sessions as work tow...

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MOORE SUCCESSFUL

Posted on February 10, 2020 at 1:15 AM Comments comments (102)



What South African Cross Country Moto & Enduro Round 1 Preview

Where Maseru, Lesotho

When 7-8 February 2020

Community South Africa National

 

Lesotho off-road festival thrills

 

The past weekend saw both the South African Cross Country and SA National Enduro Motorcycle Champio...

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