A meeting was held on 2 March at the brand-new modern headquarters of OEAMTC (Oesterreichischer Automobil-, Motorrad- und Touringclub) in Vienna between top representatives from ADAC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club e.V.) and FIM Europe, following the last meeting held in November 2014 in Munich.
From left: FIM Europe President Wolfgang Srb, ADAC Sports President Hermann Tomczyk, Director of Motorsport and Classic Thomas Voss, Head of Motorcycle Racing and Motorcycle Coordination Dieter Porsch
Various areas of cooperation have been discussed as well as a general evaluation of current activities in Road Racing, Motocross, Supercross, SuperMoto, Track Racing, Enduro and Trial was carried out. ADAC is the largest automobile club in Europe with around 19 million members and holds important sport activities in car racing as well as motorcycles. The national motorcycle Federation of Germany is the DMSB (Deutscher Motor Sport Bund e. V.). OEAMTC is among the largest clubs in Europe with more than 2 million members. The AMF (Austrian Motorsport Federation), the sport department of OEAMTC, represents Austria in FIM as well as FIA.
ADAC Sports President Hermann Tomczyk stated: “We had a constructive meeting with a productive exchange about our common goals. In cooperation with FIM Europe we try to sort out the future possibilities for supporting young talents in motorcycle racing and provide them with a platform for their activitie”.
“I am very happy about the meeting, as Germany is a country with a long standing tradition and so many activities in multiple areas of motorsport, with a large number of clubs, organizers, teams and riders as well as thousands of volunteers. We are looking forward to an ongoing excellent cooperation”, concluded FIM Europe President Wolfgang Srb.
From left: Dieter Porsch, OEAMTC CEO Oliver Schmerold, Hermann Tomczyk, Wolfgang Srb, Thomas Voss, AMF Secretary General Kurt Wagner.