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European races of the weekend 5-7 October

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In the weekend from Friday 5th to Sunday 7th October, the follow­ing European races will be held: 5-7 October - Supersport 300 European Cup at Oschersleben/Germany 6-7 October - European Street Freestyle Cup at Koeln/Germany 6-7 October - Vintage Enduro European Championship at Marina di Campo/Italy
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Fim Europe NewsRoad Racing News

European Superstock 1000 Championship no longer to continue into 2019

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FIM Europe and Dorna WSBK Organization have announced that as of 2019 the European Superstock 1000 Championship will no longer be part of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. After 19 seasons of successful racing in around Europe, with 17 different champions and six different manufacturers taking titles in the class, the decision to not continue the series, has been made following the evolution of technical regulations in WorldSBK over recent years. Looking ahead to the future, the removal of the STK1000 category from the WorldSBK paddock will bring more value to national STK championships around Europe. Martin de Graaff, FIM Europe 1st Deputy President explains: “We want to share our thanks to the Dorna WSBK Organization for their long co-operation with the European Superstock 1000 Championship. FIM Europe understands Dorna’s position in the development of World Superbike. We are very grateful to all participants in this class over the
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FIM Europe at the EU Conference on the Economic Dimension of Sport in Vienna

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FIM Europe President Dr Wolfgang Srb attended on 21st September the Conference on the Economic Dimension of Sport “Sport for Growth and Employment”, held in Vienna on the occasion of the EU Council presidency semester of Austria. The conference highlighted the diverse economic dimensions of sport with special focus on: • Sport Satellite Accounts - contribution of sport to GDP and employment • the economic dimension of sport at the regional level • sport as a driver of innovation • health economic effects of physical activity • the visualisation of voluntary work in the context of national Sport Satellite Accounts On top, Vice-Chancellor of the Republic of Austria and Federal Minister for the Civil Service and Sport Heinz-Christian Strache addressing the participants of the Conference. Below, Yves Le-Lostecque, Head of Sport Unit, DG EAC, European Commission. Photos © eu2018at The conference featured a panel and three workshops, each moderated and
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FIM Europe Club Experience at Ioannina (Greece)

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The fourth experience of the FIM Europe Club took place at Ioannina (Greece) on the weekend of 21-23 September. This edition, which follows those hosted by Italy, Sweden and France, was organized by AMOTOE and managed by an experienced Staff qualified in the FIM Europe Tour Assistant Courses. Family picture of the participants The Staff, led by Panagiotis Kalaitzis, guided the more than twenty participants in an enthralling journey into the beauties of Greece, from the coast to the inside, from the crystalline waters to the monasteries set in the rocks. The inevitable typical food and wine signed the full satisfaction of the participants who were greeted, at the end of the farewell dinner, by President Stelios Korelis with a special dedicated cake celebrating this fourth edition.Above, the AMOTOE Staff. From the left: Theofylos Profylidis, Stelios Korelis, Yasmin Aydin, Ioannis Doulberis and Panagiotis Kalaitzis “It is a pleasure to see the increasing of the
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Fim Europe NewsRoad Racing News

European Supersport 300 Cup Technical Rules Update

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In conjunction with FIM, the following balancing regulations have been updated and will be applied from and including Round 6 at Motorsport Arena Oschersleben (D) for European Supersport 300 Cup and Class Alpe Adria Supersport 300: Yamaha YZF-R3A (2018 Year Model, Euro 4) can use the inlet camshaft and cam sprocket of the Yamaha YZF-R3 (pre 2018 Year Models, Euro 3). Part numbers: • Intake camshaft: 2MS-E2170-01 • Cam sprocket: 1WD-E2176-00 No other parts can be exchanged between the different homologations of the Yamaha YZF-R3 and YZF-R3A.
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FIM Europe Management Council at Chorzów (Poland)

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Today the 2nd Management Council of the new mandate has taken place at the Hotel Diament at Chorzów, Poland, thanks to the perfect organisation granted by the Polish Federation (PZM). Also in this occasion the Management Council meeting has been combined with an important motorcycling event: the final round of the Speedway Euro Championship in Chorzów.Above, from left, Silvio Manicardi, Jan Stovicek, Silvia Monatti, Nicoleta Olariu, Michal Sikora, Alessandro Sambuco, FIM Europe Secretary General, Martin de Graaff, Martins Lazdovskis and Juhani Halme.  The Management Council following the elections is always dedicated to appoint the Members of the Sporting and Non-Sporting Commissions, as well as the ones of the Medical Panel. Besides the aforesaid task, it must be highlighted the decision which was taken to create a working group for the revision of the FIM Europe Statutes. Martin de Graaff and Silvio Manicardi The FIM Europe President, Dr. Wolfgang Srb, was not able
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The new FIM Europe MAG is online

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In this special issue, the report and all the pictures of the FIM Europe Congress, held at Nantes (France), in which FIM Europe President Dr Wolfgang Srb was re-elected for the next 4 years. During the General Assembly, the new Management Council was elected, too. Furthermore, the contents of the Road Safety Conference and an article about the campain “No ride without training”, supported by MotoGP stars. It can be read for free at the following link: https://issuu.com/fimeurope/docs/fim_europe_mag_4-2018
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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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