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MotoGP stars support the campaign „No Ride without Training“

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On the way to Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, MotoGP stars Marc Marquez (Honda) and Bradley Smith (KTM) took part in a press conference in Vienna at the headquarters of Österreichischer Automobil, Motorrad und Touring Club (ÖAMTC), in the presence of Austrian Federal Minister for Transport, Innovation and Technology Mr. Norbert Hofer, to support the campaign “No Ride without Training”, promoting safe motorcycle riding on the roads. Both riders underlined the necessity of preparation before riding as well as always wearing a proper gear. From left AMF President Univ. Prof. Dr. Harald Hertz; KTM Board Member Mag. Hubert Trunkenpolz; ÖAMTC Director DI Oliver Schmerold, Minister Nobert Hofer, Austrian Motorcycle Association CEO Christian Arnezeder; ÖAMTC staff. In the front: Bradley Smith, Marc Marquez. Road safety is a top priority of ÖAMTC, running serveral driving safety centers in Austria, as well for the Austrian Government and the Austrian Motorcycle Association (arge2Rad).
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FIM Europe Congress: the videos of the live-streaming are online

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During the 24th FIM Europe Congress, which was held in Nantes at the Atlantic Westotel, the General Assembly and the Road Safety Conference were broadcasted in live-streaming. The two full videos are now freely available on FIM Europe YouTube Channel at the following links: General Assembly - Part 1 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3sYVVGp5Ey8 General Assembly - Part 2 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOOY1QT5Yq8 Road Safety Conference - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcVibH6f7Ss Also the documents of the Road Safety Conference are online at the following link: http://www.fim-europe.com/road-safety-conference/#1472637232578-c5ae9073-22d1
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EMX65/85 North West Zone and European Women’s Championship at Markelo (The Netherlands) – Cancellation

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«FIM-Europe and the KNMV regret to inform all riders entered for the final round of the EMX65/85 North West zone round which also is the final round of the European Women's MX championship this coming weekend in Markelo, is cancelled», states Eddie Herd, Chairman of FIM Europe Motocross and Snowcross Commission. «This is due to a "code red" being issued by the fire authorities on a large area around this part of The Netherlands because of the very dry and hot weather. The KNMV tried to find a replacement venue at short notice but the "code red" covers a large area. This means that the NW zone standings after Sverepec are now complete and invitations to compete in Loket will now be sent out by Youthstream to all top 10 riders from the 4 zones. This cancellation also applies to the European MX Women's championship riders and therefore the championship
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The new FIM Europe MAG is online

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In this issue, a report about the European Commission proposal for the amendment of the Motor Insurance Directive, with all the documents. Furthermore, an article about the FIM Europe at the MBA Motorsport Management Master in Germany, a report about the 2019 MXGP of Hong Kong announced in Ottobiano and the story of Eric Geboer’s life and career, besides some more interesting news about FIM Europe activity in the latest two months. It can be read for free at the following link: https://issuu.com/fimeurope/docs/fim_europe_mag_3-2018
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FIM Europe Congress at Nantes (France) – Day 4

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The 24th edition of the FIM Europe Congress, held in Nantes (France), lived today an exceptional Day 4, which happens every four years, after the elections of the new Management Council. The members elected - or re-elected - yesterday are Dr Wolfgang Srb, Martin de Graaff, Jean-Marc Desnues, Juhani Halme, Martins Lazdovskis, Silvio Manicardi, Nicoleta Olariu, Michal Sikora and Jan Stovicek. The new FIM Europe Management Council, elected yesterday. From left, Nicoleta Olariu, Juhani Halme, Jean-Marc Desnues, Silvia Monatti, FIM Europe Staff, Michal Sikora, Martin de Graaff, FIM Europe President Dr Wolfgang Srb, Silvio Manicardi, Martins Lazdovskis and FIM Europe Secretary General Alessandro Sambuco. Today a lot of decisions have been taken: the appointment of the 1st Deputy President Martin de Graaff, the appointment of the 2nd Deputy President, Silvio Manicardi, the appointment of the Treasurer, Michal Sikora, the appointment of the Secretary General Alessandro Sambuco, the appointment of the Chairman of the Judicial Panel Rodolfo Romeo, and
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FIM Europe Congress at Nantes (France) – Day 3

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The 24th FIM Europe Congress in Nantes (France) finished successfully today with the Meetings of the Sporting and Non-Sporting Councils, the Management Council as well as the General Assembly in the afternoon. There were 40 National Federations present and over 250 delegates. The speech of Dr Wolfgang Srb The FFM President Jacques Bolle welcomed the delegates to Nantes. The FIM President Vito Ippolito addressed the audience and referred especially to the future tasks of FIM and FIM Europe in the years to come.Important decisions were taken, among them the approval of the 2017 Balance-sheet and of the 2018 Budget. The Management Council The Non-Sporting Council The Sporting Council The welcome desk, with Silvia D’Amico and Andrea Diamantini, FIM Europe staff. Comprehensive reports have been presented about the Sporting as well the Non-Sporting activities. During the General Assembly there were the reports of Martin de Graaff, Michal Sikora, Silvio Manicardi and Laurent
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FIM Europe Congress at Nantes (France) – Day 2

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The second day of FIM Europe Congress was held today in Nantes, France. As scheduled, the Management Council was held, so as the Meetings of the Commissions and Panels. In the afternoon, the Road Safety Conference took place, which was very successful, with big attendance of delegates and media. The Management Council during the speech of FIM Europe President Dr. Wolfgang Srb. The topic of this year was: “Electric Mobility: from Racing to Riding the Roads”, dealing with the development of electronics and technology. After the welcome speech of Mr Jean-Pierre Moreau, Chairman of Public Affairs Commission, FIM Europe 2nd Vice-President Mr Silvio Manicardi explained ‘Why a Conference on electric motorcycles in Europe?’. The speech was followed by Mr John Chatterton Ross’ speech on ‘Current issues facing motorcycling from Brussels’; Mr. Sébastien Poirier, Directeur Général of the Fédération Française de Motocyclisme talked about the situation of Motorcycling in France. The Chairman of the Board of Energica
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Road Safety Conference in Nantes – Live streaming

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The Road Safety Congress is scheduled to start today at 16.30 from the FIM Europe Congress in Nantes (France) and will be broadcasted in live streaming from 16.30 at the following link: http://ffmoto.attwm.fr/. The topic of this year’s Road Safety Conference will be: “Electric Mobility: from Racing to Riding the Roads”, dealing with the development of electronics and technology. After the welcome speech of Mr Jean-Pierre Moreau, Chairman of Public Affairs Commission, Mr Silvio Manicardi will explain ‘Why a a Conference on electric motorcycles in Europe?’. The speech will be followed by Mr John Chatterton Ross’ speech on ‘Current issues facing motorcycling from Brussels’; Mr. Sébastien Poirier, Directeur Général of the Fédération Française de Motocyclisme will talk about the situation of Motorcycling in France. The Chairman of the Board of Energica Motorcycle Mr. Franco Cevolini will talk about the electric Superbike and Mr. Umberto Uccelli Managing Director of Zero Motorcycles Europe will
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FIM Europe Congress at Nantes (France) – Day1

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Congrés,Fim,Europe,2018,Nantes The FIM Europe Congress kicked off today in Nantes (France), with the scheduled meetings of the Sporting and Non-Sporting Councils. In the Sporting Council relevant issues were discussed with the Chairmen of the various Commissions. The reports of the latest activities of all disciplines were analysed at the presence of FIM Europe President Dr Wolfgang Srb, of FIM Europe 1st Deputy President and Chairman of Sporting Council Martin de Graaff, of Michal Sikora, FIM Europe Treasurer. FIM Europe President Dr Wolfgang Srb at the welcome desk. Today a meeting with the Non Sporting Commissions was held, to analyse the activities of the latest period in order to share the same level of know­ledge of the various issues. It was a good occasion to arouse a brainstorming, so that every chairman could bring his knowhow and enrich the discussion with his point of view. Some of the issues discussed will be
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