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Tragic mourning for FIM Europe and Hungarian Enduro

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Tragic mourning for FIM Europe and Hungarian Enduro With deep sadness FIM Europe would like to inform that Sandor Sasvari, well-known as Sasó, passed away yesterday, June 2nd, at the age of 65. At the end of April, he was injured in a bicycle accident and he was treated in hospital with serious injuries. Unfortunately, despite the long hospital treatment, he did not wake up. He was the Enduro icon in Hungary and he dedicated his whole life to the motorsport not only as a rider, but also as an official, organizer, club manager. Hungary, MAMS and Sandor had a key role in the rebirth of the Enduro European Championship, thanks to the organizations of important competitions as the one at Hungaroring. He was member of UEM (later FIM Europe) Enduro and Rally Commission as part of MAMS and also President of Alpe Adria Motorcycle Union Enduro Commission. He was
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The Italian Federation presents the “Motociclo Italiano” initiative

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The Italian Federation presents the “Motociclo Italiano” initiative The current emergency situation does not stop the world of the two wheels. The FMI, the Italian Motorcycling Federation, launches the “Motociclo Italiano” project. This initiative aims to rediscover the historical heritage of motorbikes produced in Italy and today owned by motorcyclist living all over the world. The initiative is dedicated to Made in Italy fans, who live outside Italy and own one or more motorcycles built at least 20 years ago. All the owners have the possibility to be part of an exclusive collection available on www.motocicloitaliano.com website, showing their motorbike and giving it a cultural value. By registering its vehicle to “Motociclo Italiano” the owner will confer it greater prestige and obtain important advantages: he will receive a dedicated pack containing the FMI Member Card for the current year, the certificate of registration to the project, a special welcome by
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FIM Europe at the Night of the Champions in Croatia

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FIM Europe at the Night of the Champions in Croatia From left to right: Mr Robert Zikovic, Vice Chairman RRC, Mr Igor Bošković, Chairman Vintage Commission, FIM Europe President Mr Martin de Graaff and Mr Martin Hejduk, Chairman RRC. Yesterday evening, in the beautiful Princess Center in Jastrebarsko, near Zagreb, the Croatian Motorcycle Federation HMS celebrated the Night of the Champions. This was the occasion to rewarded the 2019 champions welcomed by HMS President Stjepan Peršin, FIM Europe President Mr. Martin de Graaff and many rrepresentatives of the Sports World, Olympic federation and Regional clubs. After the price giving ceremony the evening went on with a dinner for champions, sponsors and family members in a very relaxed atmosphere. Mr Martin de Graaff, FIM Europe President “It’s so good that a National Federation rewarded its champions giving prices and awards for what they have done in the last year. This was
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The Italian Motorcycle Federation celebrates the 2019 World Environment Day

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The Italian Motorcycle Federation celebrates the 2019 World Environment Day Saturday 8th of June during the 3rd round of the Coppa Italia road racing competition, 7 olive trees were planted in the green entrance area to Vallelunga circuit’s grandstands to celebrate the 2019 World Environmental Day and according with the 2019 motto “Green The Blue – Beat Air Pollution”. The decision on the number of trees to be planted was taken after calculating the amount of CO2 emitted into the air during the event and assessed the absorption capacity of each trees planted. The availability of the Vallelunga racetrack in the figures of the Director Alfredo Scala and collaborators and the president of the motorcycle club Gentleman’s Claudio Gregori is commendable The ceremony was attended by Ing. Giancarlo Strani President of the FMI Environment Commission, Daniele Infante CIV FMI representative and Ing. Adamo Leonzio FMI Environment Commission and Chairmen FIM
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The Royal Dutch Motorcycle Association starts road racing competition for electric motorcycles

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The Royal Dutch Motorcycle Association starts road racing competition for electric motorcycles Are you progressive and do you like an awesome challenge on your bike? Register for Open e-Superbike! This year, for the first time ever, the Royal Dutch Motorcycle Association (KNMV) organizes two Open e-Superbike weekends. Both during huge events: the Ducati Club Races (24-26 May 2019) and the Gamma Racing Day (16-18 August 2019), both on the TT Circuit of Assen. The Open e-Superbike is a new, fully electric competition for electric motorcycles. A unique opportunity for electric racing teams and electric motorcycle owners to show the true potential of their machines and themselves. Anyone can join: whether you are a newbie on the track, or an experienced racer. There are different classes for street motorcycles and prototype racing machines. Jeroen Goudswaard, Organizer “There is special circuit time reserved for electric motorcycles only. This is very unique, the
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European Safety Meeting Motocross 9th – 10th February 2019 in Stockholm/Sweden

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From the left (standing): Harald Tufthaug NMF, Stefan Ulrich FMS, Stephan Filipowski Svemo, Karsten Schneider DMSB, Pawel Kurajk PZM, Morgan Lindström Svemo, Teija Piirto SML, Martijn Spliethof KNMV, Nico de Goejj KNMV, Uwe Petzold DMSB, Patrik Rietjens FMB-BMB, Gianluca Avenoso FMI, Eddie Herd FIM Europe, Ennio Gaia Maretta FMI, Rauno Kais EMF, Nicolaos Tsaglas AMOTOE, Magnus Markenfelt Svemo, Raido Kiisk EMF, Jorgen Bitsch DMU, Asger Pedersen DMU, Per Westling Svemo, Kimmo Elo SML, Dan Lindkjølen NMF. (Sitting): Annika Pettersson Svemo, Dag Egil Nilssen NMF, Nicole Zwahlen FMS, Dirk De Neve FIM, Tony Skillington FIM, Ulla Peterson Svemo, Olivier Robert FFM, Henri Saari SML, Ola Andersson Svemo, Anja Rauch Svemo   The 9th - 10th of February 2019 Svemo organised together with FIM Europe and FIM an international meeting for exchange of experience regarding how we together can make Motocross a safer sport. Fifteen international federations participated. It was the first international meeting
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HMS Prize Giving ceremony in Croatia

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Last weekend, the Croatian Federation HMS organised the yearly Prize Giving Ceremony in Jastrebarsko. A total of 250 invited people joined the Ceremony with many trophies, plates, cups and awards. HMS can be proud of the presence and nice words of many important sponsors, partners and representatives of all kind of authorities. The participants at the Prize Giving Ceremony (Jastrebasko, Croatia) - photo by Matija Grgas    After the opening words of the HMS President, Mr. Stjepan Persin and of the invited authorities, the Ceremony started. Not only the sports disciplines, but also the touristic Meritum holders filled the podium.                                The participants at the Prize Giving Ceremony (Jastrebasko, Croatia) - photo by Matija Grgas  It is remarkable that representatives of the clubs played an important role in this Ceremony and that their champions received points
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