FIM's Continental Union
for Motorcycling in Africa



Posted on May 23, 2018 at 2:25 AM


“The environmental challenges facing our planet are like a motorcycle race without a finish line”.

As part of FIM´s celebration of World Environment Day, we cordially invite you to join us electronically on Tuesday, 5 June 2018 at 12h00 (Swiss Time)

Join us from everywhere! We are online!

Motorcycle sport, like all other sports, has the potential to have an environmental impact on the earth’s natural resources. The task of reducing the environmental impact of motor sport is daunting, and motorcycle competitors can play highly instrumental role. As participants, they are directly affected by a degraded environment, inasmuch as it threatens their performances, their health and even their lives.


Any person who competes or is actively involved in any motorcycle competition, whether as a rider, participant, team manager, crew or team support staff member.

Organisers and stewards are also invited.


To familiarise competitors with the environmental requirements of the FIM Environmental Code.

Marius Matthee will illustrate during the webinar practical ways in which, by following a few basic rules and guidelines, you can help to reduce your environmental impact at the races in which you participate.

During the seminar you will learn about:

1. The Motorcycle Competitor as Protagonist

2. Environmental Threats

3. Environmental Compliance and Non-compliance at Events

4. Application of Best Environmental Practices

5. Pollution and Ecological Mitigation

About the Presenter:

Marius Matthee is an Environmental Health Practitioner, with diverse expertise in environmental sciences, public health and related fields. As a motor sports administrator, he has held various executive positions and is currently a FIM Sustainability Commission Member and Vice-President of FIM AFRICA.

Please write to [email protected] for confirming your participation and obtain your credentials

Categories: Environmental News

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