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25 years jubilee of the Slovakian Federation

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On November 8th FIM Europe Deputy/Acting President Martin de Graaff visited the Slovakian Motorcycling Federation (SMF) in Puchov for the celebration of the 25 years jubilee, combined with the Award Ceremony. In all categories the champions filled the podium, and the event was completed by music and dancing shows. The responsible Vice Presidents of all disciplines handed over the trophies together with the President of the Federation Peter Lazar. Above, the MX champions. Martin de Graaff pointed out the role of this very active Federation in the latest 25 years. At the start in Povazka Bystrica in 1993 the SMF had 260 sporting members, this year it has 1.300, to confirm how successful the Federation is. Motocross an Enduro are the most represented disciplines, but also Road Racing, Trial and Speedway are popular in Slovakia. Besides Motorsport, attention for Touring Activities and Road Safety are on the SMF agenda. Above
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Alpe Adria Motorcycle Union General Assembly at Prague

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The Alpe Adria Motorcycle Union elective General Assembly was held on Saturday 8 December 2018, at Autoclub of the Czech Republic at Prague. Representatives of six AA federations ACCR, AMF, AMZS, MAMS, HMS, SMF, plus two guest federations PZM and MS BiH were present at the General Assembly and Commissions meetings. In the first part of the meeting Mr. Attila Nagy, president of AAMU gave information about AAMU new registration in Croatia. After the first part of the meeting, elections have been held: Mr. Attila Nagy was elected as new AAMU president, the appointment of the Vice President Mr. Martin Suchy, the appointment of the General Secretary Mr. Dean Grbac. Also the appointment of the Commission Chairmans was held, the appointment of the Circuit Racing Commission Mr. Martin Hejduk, the appointment of the Enduro Commission Mr. Sandor Sasvari and Vice president of the Enduro Commission responsible for Extreme Enduro Mr.
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FIM Europe MAG: the new issue is online

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In this issue, the news about FIM Europe activity in the latest two months: a report of the FIM Europe Club activity in Greece, the FIM Europe Management Council in Poland and the first Meeting of the Sporting Commissions in Fiumicino. Furthermore, an article about the visit of FIM Europe to the Moldovian President and the FMRM, and about the presence of FIM Europe at the UEU Conference on the Economic Dimension of Sport in Vienna, the Italian riders of the past honoured in Imola MXGP and, last but not least, the meeting in Zagreb, Croatia, to prepare the 2019 FIM Europe Congress. The new FIM Europe MAG can be downloaded at the following link:  https://issuu.com/fimeurope/docs/fim_europe_mag_5-2018    
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2nd session of the FIM Europe Sporting Commissions in Fiumicino

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The FIM Europe Commission Meetings continued today with the second session of Sporting Commissions, which followed the first session of Sporting Commissions in October and which will be followed by the Non-Sporting Commissions next January. The 2nd session of the FIM Europe Sporting Commissions in Fiumicino (Italy) The meeting was held, as in the past, at the Tiber Hotel in Fiumicino, near Rome (Italy). In this first session there were the meetings of the Road Racing, Motocross & Snowcross, Enduro & Rally and Vintage Commissions. In this second session, the meetings of Track Racing, Supermoto, Trial, Drag Racing and Motoball were held, with the participation of Sporting Council Chairman Martin de Graaff and of FIM Europe Secretary General Alessandro Sambuco. Joining the meeting, also Armando Castagna, FIM CCP Director and Thierry Michaud, FIM CTR Director. The meetings saw the implementation of the proposals by the various Commissions for the upcoming 2019 Sporting Season. New FIM Europe clothing
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Motoball goes viral

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“We had a very successful Motoball presentation at the DirtBikeShow in UK last weekend which was published on several Online-Channels like: LadBible, Daily Mail, Euronews, Eurosport, NTV, mann.tv, gazzetta.gr, SportBible”, states Thomas Staudt, Vice-Chairman of FIM Europe Motoball Commission. A video posted on Daily Mail was viewed more than 42.5 million times. It is visible at the following web address: https://www.facebook.com/DailyMail/videos/345368259359652/    
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1st session of the FIM Europe Sporting Commissions in Fiumicino

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The FIM Europe Commission Meetings started today with the first session of Sporting Commissions, which will be followed by the second session in November and then by the Non-Sporting Commissions next January. The 1st session of the FIM Europe Sporting Commissions in Fiumicino (Italy) The meeting, with new members taking their place along-side reappointed members, is being held, as usual, at the Tiber Hotel in Fiumicino, near Rome (Italy). In this first session there were the meetings of the Road Racing, Motocross & Snowcross, Enduro & Rally and Vintage Commissions. The meetings saw the implementation of the proposals by the various Commissions for the upcoming 2019 Sporting Season. The session was also attended by the 1st Deputy President, Mr. Martin de Graaff, and the Secretary General, Mr, Alessandro Sambuco, with the presence of FIM Sports Director, Mr. Fabio Muner, FIM CMS Director, Mr. Tony Skillington, FIM CEN Director, Mr. John Collins, and
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FIM Europe meets the Moldovian President and the FMRM

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This week FIM Vice President Andrzej Witkowski and FIM Europe 1st Deputy President Martin de Graaff visited the Moldovian Federation FMRM. The first meeting was held with Victor Golovicichin, President of the Federation and Secretary General Anastasia Sitnic. The Federation is ambitious and would like to organise international motocross events. Motorsport is developing fast, mainly in enduro and motocross. From left: Martin de Graaff FIM Europe 1st Deputy President, Andrej Witkowski FIM Vice President, Mr. Igor Dodon, President of the Republic of Moldova. On 5 motocross tracks riders can practice many times during the week. The organization of motocross events is in the hands of seven motoclubs. After this meeting the FMRM showed FIM and FIM Europe the circuit of Shinosa, close to the capital of Moldova, Chisinau on a hilly terrain with many possibilities. In a meeting with motivated members of the Motocross Commission all future possibilities and items were on
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2019 FIM Europe Congress in Zagreb (Croatia)

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Yesterday the first organizational meeting took place in Zagreb in sight of the 2019 FIM Europe Congress. The FIM Europe delegation composed of the Treasurer Mr. Michal Sikora and Secretary General Mr. Alessandro Sambuco was welcomed by HMS President Mr. Stjepan Peršin, Secretary General Mr. Ivan Lafter and Secretary Mrs. Renata Stamicar. The Congress will be held at the Sheraton Hotel in the Center of Zagreb but other alternative solutions for the accommodation at walking distance will be provided. During the morning a visit to the Croatian Olympic Committee was held to introduce the Congress to the Secretary General Mr. Josip Čop. From left: Mr. Stjepan Peršin HMS President, Mr. Alessandro Sambuco FIM Europe Secretary General, Mr. Josip Čop Croatian Olympic Committee Secretary General, Mr. Michal Sikora FIM Europe Treasurer, Mrs. Renata Stamicar HMS Secretary, Mr. Ivan Penić HMS Board Member and Mr. Ivan Lafter HMS Secretary General The HMS
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Joint statement from Youthstream and FIM Europe

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FIM Europe and Youthstream explain the changes to the Regulations for the 2019 FIM Europe Motocross European Championships Youthstream and FIM Europe work for the overall interest of the sport, therefore some slight adjustments will be made to the some of the 2019 European Championship Regulations as explained below. The European Championships were mainly created to help youth grow and help them prepare for MX2 and then MXGP and be competitive in these classes. This pyramid system is working well because together with this fact and by having the youth race on the same tracks and same weekends as MXGP and on tracks which are very technically demanding it has permitted all these riders to grow and implement their skills. Our pyramid system shows its success because it is without any doubt that today the MXGP and MX2 riders are the fastest in the world, and they all have come from
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