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INFORMATION - FIM SIDECAR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - ENTRY LIST - PANNONIARING (HUNGARY), 29-30 JUNE

Posted on June 18, 2019 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Please find enclosed the Press Release / FIM Sidecar World Championship Entry list - Round 2 - Pannoniaring (Hungary) - 29-30 June.


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INFORMATION - FIM SIDECAR MOTOCROSS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - ENTRY LIST, STRASSBESSENBACH (GER), 14 JULY

Posted on June 18, 2019 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Please find enclosed the Press Release / FIM Sidecar Motocross World Championship Entry list – Strassbessenbach (Germany), 14 July.


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INFORMATION - FIM TRIAL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS AND PRIZES - ENTRY LIST - COMBLAIN AU PONT (BEL), 29-30 JUNE

Posted on June 18, 2019 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Please find enclosed the Press Release / FIM Trial World Championships & Prizes TrialGP of Belgium - Entry List - Round 4 - Comblain au Pont (BEL), 29-30 June.


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SUPER CHARGED!

Posted on June 18, 2019 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)



Gas Gas will be aiming to make it a hat-trick of TrialE Cup titles this year with Albert Cabestany, who retired from top-flight Trial at the end of last season following a long and illustrious career, representing the Spanish manufacturer when the series for electric motorcycles gets under way this coming weekend at TrialGP Netherlands, round three of the 2019 FIM Trial World Champi...

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SA RACERS IMPRESS

Posted on June 18, 2019 at 3:35 AM Comments comments (0)


What SA Race Weekend Wrap

Where International

When 15 - 16 June 2019

Community International


Locals shine in races home and away


South African racers impressed as usual in a broad variety of motorsports across the globe from Port Elizabeth to Utah, Cape town to Brands Hatch, Barcelona to iDube, but it wa...

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ISAACS CLOSES THE GAP AFTER OVERALL VICTORY AT ALDO SCRIBANTE

Posted on June 18, 2019 at 3:10 AM Comments comments (0)



Two second places at the fourth round of the 2019 SA SuperBike championship gave Lance Isaacs (LIR/Superbets Gaming BMW S1000RR) overall victory at Aldo Scribante on Saturday, 15 June and closed the gap to championship leader Clint Seller (King Price Yamaha Racing R1).


Kewyn Snyman (Hillbilly Racing Team Yamaha R6) took two hard-fought ...

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X-RACE NAMIBIA (FIM AFRICA CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIP) 30-31 AUGUST 2019

Posted on June 17, 2019 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Dear FMN’s and Enduro Delegates,


Please find below links to the Event pack for the FIM AFRICA X Race Continental Championship to be held in Namibia on the 30th and 31st August 2019.


For any further information regarding the event, please liaise with Andreas Brendel via e-mail: enquiry@NamXSport.com


Click here...

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INFORMATION - FIM FREESTYLE MOTOCROSS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - 2019 CALENDAR, UPDATED 13 JUNE

Posted on June 14, 2019 at 7:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Please find enclosed the Press Release / FIM FreeStyle Motocross World Championship 2019 Calendar, updated 13 June


The event scheduled on 23-24 August in Daqing (China) is confirmed.


Click here to download the updated calendar:  http://eolstoragewe.blob.core.windows.net/wm-553616-cmsimages/FIMFreeStyleMotocrossWorldChampionship-2019CalendarUpdated,13June.pdf



FIM E-XBIKE WORLD CUP OPEN FOR ENTRIES

Posted on June 14, 2019 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (0)



The FIM & Youthstream are pleased to announce that online registration process is open for the inaugural FIM E-XBike World Cup which will take place this August, in collaboration with the FMI. This, the first event of its kind featuring E-XBike racing will take place at the iconic ‘Autodromo Enzo and Dino Ferrari’ MXGP circuit of Imola, Italy, on Saturday 17th August 20...

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TAKING A LOOK AT THE CURRENT LEADING SA MX 50CC PRO CHAMPION - ETHAN WILLIAMSON

Posted on June 14, 2019 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)



With South Africa celebrating Youth Day on the 16 June 2019 we highlight a young man who currently competes in the youngest class of the South African National Championship the 50cc class..


Ethan Williamson is an eight year old boy living in Cape Town, South Africa. Ethan’s parents noticed a natural ability for two wheels f...

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MOTUL INVESTS IN YOUTH AND THE FUTURE OF MOTORSPORTS

Posted on June 12, 2019 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (0)



Motul may be a brand with a long and proud history, but the company’s eyes are firmly fixed on the future of motorsports.


As South Africa prepares to commemorate Youth Day on June 16th, Motul is celebrating the achievements of some of its youngest Motul Powersport Ambassadors: Megan Jonker, Tristan Hedgcock and Jason van Breda. Each of them is making a mark in...

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INFORMATION - FIM TRIAL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS AND PRIZES ENTRY LIST - ROUND 3 - ZELHEM (NED), 22-23 JUNE

Posted on June 11, 2019 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Please find enclosed the Press Release / FIM Trial World Championships & Prizes Entry List - TrialGP of Netherlands – Round 3 – Zelhem (NED), 22-23 June.


Click here to download the document:  http://eolstoragewe.blob.core.windows.net/wm-553616-cmsimages/FIMTrialWorldChampionships&Prizes-Zelhem(NED),22-23June2019.pdf

MOTO AIN WIN FIM ENDURANCE WORLD CUP

Posted on June 10, 2019 at 7:40 AM Comments comments (0)



After taking a podium in the FIM Endurance World Cup in the past two seasons, Moto Ain claimed victory in the class restricted to Superstock teams. The French team wrested the win at the finish, crossing the line in 4th place at the 8 Hours of Oschersleben.


The FIM Endurance World Cup final was an epic and incident-packed race in which the pressure was on for...

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FIM WORLDSBK STEWARDS PANEL

Posted on June 9, 2019 at 3:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Information - ACERBIS Spanish Round - Jerez de la Frontera (ESP)


For 2019 the duties of the FIM World Superbike Race Direction has changed. Race Direction are responsible for operational matters, the FIM Stewards Panel are responsible for adjudicating infringements of the regulations and the issuing of sanctions. On 8th June 2019, during the last lap of the FIM World Superbike Race 1 there was an incident at Turn 13 involving Riders #1 Jonathan Rea and #22 Al...

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BOU CLEANS UP!

Posted on June 9, 2019 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)



The amazing Toni Bou (Repsol Honda) produced a perfect performance on day two of TrialGP Japan – round two of the 2019 FIM Trial World Championship – at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit today.


Toni Bou didn't lose a mark on day two at TrialGP Japan Pic (c) Pep Segales


The defending champion demonstrated exactly why he has won 12 consecutiv...

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BOU AND BRISTOW WIN ON DAY ONE!

Posted on June 8, 2019 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (0)



Spanish superstar Toni Bou (Repsol Honda) and Britain’s brilliant Emma Bristow (Sherco) were the big winners on day one at an extremely tough and testing TrialGP Japan – round two of the FIM Trial World Championship – at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit today.


Emma Bristow got the defence of her TrialGP Women title off to a winning start in Japan Pic (c...

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ATACAMA RALLY BEGINS ITS PATH TO SUSTAINABILITY

Posted on June 7, 2019 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)



The programme known internationally as "KiSS" (Keep it Shiny & Sustainable) will be integrated in the activities of the third round of the 2019 FIM Cross Country World Championship to be held from 1st to 7th September in the Atacama Region, Chile.


Under this agreement, the first edition of the "KiSS Atacama" will be merged with the programme "I look after the d...

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VOLUNTEER SPOT LIGHT

Posted on June 7, 2019 at 2:25 AM Comments comments (0)



Dear Federations,


I am sure you will all agree that without our volunteers, we would not be able to put on any of our events, be it competition or social.


Volunteers are the very backbone of the sport, whether they are officials, timekeepers, ma...

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THE TOP MOTORSPORT WOMEN MEET IN FINLAND

Posted on June 7, 2019 at 2:15 AM Comments comments (0)




The FIM and FIA Women’s Commissions have united their forces to organise the first ever joint Conference for Women in Motorsport. The conference will be held in Vierumäki, Finland on 17 and 18 of August.


Participants will have the chance to hear from top level speakers from various continents and horizons such as Maria Herrera from...

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KENNY MARCHES ON

Posted on June 3, 2019 at 3:55 AM Comments comments (0)


What South African Cross Country Moto Round 3 Report

Where Brakpan, Gauteng

When Saturday 1 June 2019

Community South Africa National


Husqvarna star tightens title grip


Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing star Kenny Gilbert tightened his grip on the South African Cross Country OR1 Motorcycle champio...

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