Tag Archive: FIM

Dec 09

Austrian GP voted best of 2016

Returning Red Bull Ring event takes top honours this season

MotoGP logo The 2016 Austrian GP has been named the best of the season by the Grand Prix Commission, comprised of members representing the FIM, IRTA and Dorna, after MotoGP™ returned to Austria for the first time in 19 years at the Red Bull Ring near Spielberg for the NeroGiardini Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich that took place in mid-August. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

FIM Gala: 2016 World Champions honoured in Berlin

Annual prize-giving gala toasts motorcycling’s best of 2016

FIM Gala 2016 World Champions honoured in Berlin The incredible capital city of Germany – Berlin – was the host for this year’s prestigious FIM Gala ceremony, with the Tempodrom venue close to the world-renowned Potsdamer Platz having the honour of receiving 34 FIM World Champions, 11 FIM Team World Champions, seven FIM Legends and three special prizewinners in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 12

Marquez to take RC213V for a spin with the 1949 AJS Porcupine E90

Grand Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana

Sammy Miller and the AJS Porcupine will join Marc Marquez for a Tribute Lap The most recent winning bike in the premier class to join the first – from 1949 – in a lap of the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

New FIM Supersport 300 World Championship set to begin in 2017

FIM and Dorna WSBK Organisation announce the creation of the WorldSSP 300 Championship for 2017

New FIM Supersport 300 World Championship set to begin in 2017 This new production-based platform is designed to be the new beginner class for the WorldSBK Championship, feeding the higher categories with new talents in the near future.

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Aug 25

FIM, FIM Europe and Dorna announce restructured European Championships

The European Superbike Championship will be substituted by the European SuperStock 1000 class run at WorldSBK

FIM logoFIM, FIM Europe and Dorna have decided to reorganise the structure of the European Road Racing Championship, starting in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Technical report on fatal crash in practice at 2016 Catalan GP

The FIM takes note of the conclusions of the report

MotoGP™ championship remembers Luis Salom The Fédération de Motocyclisme (FIM) has received a report, drafted under the supervision of MotoGP Technical Director Mr Danny Aldridge, concerning the crash during practice at the Catalan Grand Prix in which Moto2 rider 39, Luis Salom, tragically lost his life. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

MotoGP™ championship remembers Luis Salom

Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya – FIM MotoGP World Championship Medical Team Report

MotoGP™ championship remembers Luis Salom portrait Friday at the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya was marked with tragedy. During Free Practice 2 Luis Salom (SAG Team) suffered a fall at Turn 12 and was immediately seen to by medical staff before being taken to the Hospital General de Catalunya.

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May 02

Motogp Class entries from 2017

The deadline for applications was the 29th of April

MotoGP logo On the 21st of March it was announced that applications from existing MotoGP Championship teams to provide a 24th entry in the MotoGP class from 2017 would be invited.

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Apr 29

WSBK: Chaz Davies on top on day 1 at Imola (updated)

Ducati rider flies the home flag for Italian manufacturer at home

Chaz Davies remained on top of the timesheets at the end of FP2 on Friday, with a 1’47.014 seeing him head Kawasaki Racing Team riders Tom Sykes and Jonathan Rea.

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Apr 01

WorldSBK 2016 Calendar Update

At this time, a replacement venue for this Italian Round of the Championship is still being evaluated

The FIM and DWO would like to announce the cancellation of the 2016 WorldSBK Italian Round that was to be held at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza during the weekend of the 22nd – 24th July. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 23

Information regarding MotoGP Class Entries in 2017

The deadline for submitting such expressions of interest is Friday 29th. April.

MotoGP logo Currently there are 21 entries in the MotoGP class. KTM has contractually committed to supplying two further entries in 2017 making the anticipated number 23. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

MotoGP statement about Taoufik Gattouchi

Passing of Tunisian rider Taoufik Gattouchi

Statement on Taoufik Gattouchi after Losail 600 Cup incidentFollowing an incident during this evening´s (18th March) Losail 600 Cup support race at the Losail International Circuit, it is with great sadness that we have to report the passing of Tunisian rider Taoufik Gattouchi. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Celebrating 25 Years Racing Together

Continuous presence of the “25 Years Racing Together” logo and slogan at race weekends

Celebrating 25 Years Racing Together 2016 will see a season-long celebration of the 25th year of MotoGP™ in its current form as collaboration and consensus between the FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme), IRTA (International Road-Racing Teams Association), the MSMA (Motorcycle Sports Manufacturers Association) and Dorna Sports. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

The FIM MotoGP™ World Championship begun their final test before the 2016 season with champion Jorge Lorenzo leading the way

Lorenzo shows intent for title defense

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo With the start of the season fast approaching, riders and teams eagerly went to work at the Losail International Circuit as the final test of the pre-season got underway.

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Feb 23

MotorLand Aragón chosen as best Grand Prix in the World Championship for a third time

This is the third time in six years that the Grand Prix of Aragon has received this important and prestigious award

MotorLand Aragón chosen as best Grand Prix in the World Championship for a third time The Grand Prix Commission has decided to once again appoint the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón as the best MotoGP round of 2015. This is the third time that MotorLand will receive this recognition after first gaining it in 2010, its debut in the World Championship and again in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Times of change for the WorldSBK Race weekend

A more complete and exciting WorldSBK experience from Friday morning to Sunday afternoon

SBK Motul logo For 2016, the FIM and Dorna WorldSBK Organization (DWO) are proud to unveil a new era for the well-awaited Motul FIM World Superbike Championship Race Schedule, marking a turning point in WorldSBK history. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Rossi withdraws his appeal

Rossi has withdrawn the appeal filed at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against his 3 point penalty incurred at the MalaysianGP

Rossi withdraws his appealValentino Rossi has withdrawn the appeal against the FIM Stewards’ decision to impose 3 penalty points on his record following an incident with another rider during the Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix race held on 25 October 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

World Supersport on the verge of change for 2016

Historical change for the important and renowned World Supersport class

The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM), FIM Europe and DWO are pleased to announce that a new exciting format will be introduced for the upcoming season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Max Nagl returns to form in Assen

FIM Motocross World Championship, Round 16

In only his second event back racing following injury Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Max Nagl rounded out the GP of The Netherlands with a highly positive sixth overall MXGP class result. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Vallelunga to be WorldSBK back-up venue for the two-year period 2015–2016

Autodromo Vallelunga “Piero Taruffi”

Autodromo Vallelunga “Piero Taruffi” Dorna WSBK Organization and the FIM are pleased to announce that the Autodromo Vallelunga “Piero Taruffi” has become the official World Superbike back-up venue for the two-year period 2015-2016 Read the rest of this entry »

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