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Update of required rider’s protection for 2020 for EMX65/85/125

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Update of required rider’s protection for 2020 for EMX65/85/125 The FIM Europe, in cooperation with the FIM, is working on improving the safety and well-being of riders. In order to harmonize FIM Europe rules with the rules of FIM Junior Motocross World Championship, the FIM Europe is extending required protective equipment for EMX65/85/125 classes to include also shoulder, elbow and knee protection. As stated in the FIM Europe motocross rules for 2020, paragraph 01.2.8.3: riders must wear unmodified, commercially available, full upper body protection (back and front) at all times whilst on the track; riders in EMX65, EMX85 and EMX125 must wear commercially available, unmodified shoulder, elbow and knee protection at all times whilst on the track; riders in all other classes including quad riders and sidecar drivers and passengers are recommended to use shoulder, elbow and knee protection at all times whilst on the track. The change is already
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Road Racing

ETC and Moto2 provisional entry list

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ETC and Moto2 provisional entry list The FIM Europe is pleased to announce the provisional entry lists of the permanent riders that will take part in the 2020 FIM CEV Repsol. The provisional list of the Moto2™ European Championship and Hawkers European Talent Cup can be downloaded here. For a regularly updated version of the entry lists of any of the events that compose the 2020 FIM CEV Repsol calendar please go to www.fimcevrepsol.com.
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FIM Europe News

MACEC 2020 General Assembly

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MACEC 2020 General Assembly The 2020 General Assembly of MACEC (Motorcycle Association of Central European Countries) was held on 7th March Lviv (Ukraine). The following member federations were present: BFMS (Belarus), FMRM (Moldova) FMU (Ukraine), FRM (Romania), PZM (Poland) and SMF (Slovakia). MACEC President Andrzej Grodzki opened the meeting, welcomed all participants – among them the 1st Vice President Michal Sikora and FIM Europe Honorary Vice President Andrzej Witkowski. FMU President Vadym Kopylov welcomed everybody, expressed his satisfaction to host the MACEC General Assembly in Lviv and wished a fruitful meeting. The MACEC – affiliating 8 European federations - is one of the six Regional Associations in the framework of FIM Europe, the others are: AAMU (Alpe-Adria Motorcycle Union), AAM (Association Méditerranéenne de Motocyclisme), BMA (Baltic Motorcyclists Association), BMU (Balkan Motorcycle Union) and NMC (Nordic Motorsport Council). FIM Europe comprises 46 national federations. During the meeting the results of the
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FIM Europe News

2020 European Championships Calendars Updates

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2020 European Championships Calendars Updates Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, the FIM Europe regrets to inform that some scheduled races of the European Championships will be postponed or cancelled. As the global outbreak of coronavirus continues to develop, the European governments are communicating provisions in order to face the emergency. The aim of the FIM Europe is to run with all the races programmed, but also to postpone other events if that becomes necessary. Daily updates will be published on the website in the sport and events section (click here to go directly to the 2020 calendars). In a difficult moment like this we ask everybody for a great sense of responsibility. FIM Europe's priority is the total protection of the riders, organizers, public and all the staff involved in the events.
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Motocross

EMX 250 European Championship: Bastian Boegh Damm leaves Valkenswaard with the red plate

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EMX 250 European Championship: Bastian Boegh Damm leaves Valkenswaard with the red plate The opening round of the European Championship EMX250 was raced in Valkenswaard with Bastian Boegh Damm leaving the Dutch round as the championship leader. In race one, it was Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory rider Kay De Wolf who grabbed the holeshot, closely followed by Bastian Boegh Damm of W-Z Racing, but was quickly pushed down to third by Gianluca Facchetti, rider for Hutten Metaal Yamaha Racing. Meanwhile Jorgen-Matthias Talviku was in around fourth place. Facchetti tried to muscle his way into the lead in the early stages but Boegh Damm was not going to let that happen. The next lap saw Facchetti fall from third to sixth, but then two laps later was able to make up for lost time, passing KTM Liamski’s Liam Everts. The Italian followed Isak Gifting towards the leaders, as they caught the back of Talviku who was in second. On lap nine, Gifting was able to make a move on Talviku for second, with Kay
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Motocross

EMX250 and EMX 2T in Trentino postponed

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2020 Motocross European Championships Calendar Update - Trentino Postponed The FIM Europe and Infront Moto Racing regrets to inform that due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, the MXGP of Trentino, Italy, scheduled together with the EMX250 and EMX 2T on 4th-5th April, has been postponed to 18th-19th July. Considering the very difficult situation in Italy with regards to the coronavirus and the fact that the Italian government has forbidden the organisation of public events in Italy until the 3rd April including the difficulties of travelling in the northern regions of the country, the 2020 MXGP of Trentino in Italy will be postponed. The aim of FIM Europe, FIM and Infront Moto Racing is to make the FIM Motocross World Championships and FIM-E Motocross European Championships run with all the events programmed. The rest of the calendars up to now stay unchanged while the development of the situation in every country
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FIM Europe News

The FIM Europe 2020 Yearbook is online

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The FIM Europe 2020 Yearbook is online The FIM Europe is glad to inform that the new issue of the FIM Europe Yearbook is now online and it can be downloaded for free here or in the reserved area of the official website. In the table of contents, the welcome from the FIM Europe President Mr Martin de Graaff, the story, the organization and the structure of FIM Europe, as well as info about International and National Organizations, Federations and Regional Associations, the 2019 sporting results, the roll of honour of European Championships and Cups. Furthermore, information about the communication, website, press card, Road Safety Conference, Moto Tour Assistant Training Course, FIM Europe Congress and Motorcycle friendly Hotels. The Yearbook also contains a preview on the 2020 sporting season and the official calendars.
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Motocross

EMX 125 2T European Championship: Liam Everts victorious in Great Britain

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EMX 125 2T European Championship: Liam Everts victorious in Great Britain First seasonal round for the EMX 125 2T European Championship at Matterley Basin in Great Britain. In the opening race on Saturday, Liam Everts got off to a flying start, followed by Kjell Verbruggen and Maxime Grau. By lap two Verbruggen was in second, as Grau went missing, dropping down to 13thposition. By lap 4, Verbruggen was coming under fire from W-Z Racing rider Rasmus Pedersen and a crash saw the Dutch rider drop down to 35th. Pedersen then moved to third as Kevin Brumann of iXS MXGP Team passed for second place. Finding good rhythm around the British circuit, Everts was able to pull away from Brumann, finishing the race with an impressive 24.122 second lead! Pedersen finished 3rd, while Cato Nickel and Meico Vettikplaced 4th and 5th. Local riders, Joel Rizzi of PAR Homes RFX Husqvarna and Eddie Jay Wade of Hitachi fueled by Milwaukee made the British proud with a 9th and a 10th place finish. In race 2, it was Brumann
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Road Racing

FIM Europe ready to start R3 bLU cRU FIM European Cup season with young riders

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FIM Europe ready to start R3 bLU cRU FIM European Cup season with young riders With the off-season over and the final preparations done, early the time will come for the brand-new Yamaha R3 bLU cRU FIM European Cup. It’s a collaboration between Yamaha, FIM Europe and Dorna WSBK Organization (DWO) supported by JiR (Japan Italy Racing), open to riders aged between 12 and 15 years as the ideal first step for young riders with world championship aspirations. Yamaha R3 bLU cRU FIM European Cup promoter, Mr Gianluca Montiron, is well-known in the motorsport as team manager in MotoGP and Moto2. Why a European Championship? “Each rider has the ambition to reach the World Championship. The Yamaha R3 bLU cRU FIM European Cup wants to be an exclusive opportunity to acquire experience in the Superbike World Championship through the bLU cRU program which is Yamaha's approach to new racing generation on
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