FIM World Championship & General News

 

FIM Superbike & Supersport World Championships

Changes to the Regulations for 2019

Messrs Gregorio Lavilla (WorldSBK Sporting Director, Chairman), Takanao TSUBOUCHI (MSMA) and Paul DUPARC (Deputizing for Rezsö BULCSU & secretary of the meeting), also present Charles HENNEKAM (FIM CTI Coordinator), Scott SMART (FIM WorldSBK Technical Director) and Daniel CARRERA (WorldSBK Executive Director) met in the Dorna Headquarters, in Madrid, on 30 November 2018. The Superbike Commission made the following changes for the 2019 FIM Superbike & Supersports World Championships Regulations:

Sporting Regulations

- The new schedule of practices sessions and races has been reviewed. This important decision has already been press released recently. (re: PR of 11/12/2018).

- Race Classifications in case of crash(es) just before the finish line:

Previously, in order to be qualified as a finisher, the rider had to be in contact with his machine when crossing the finish line. There have been situations when, due to a crash, the rider and machine have crossed the line separately. The finish time will now be determined by the first part of the rider or his motorcycle, whichever crosses the finish line last.

- Riders classified to Restart an interrupted Race:

With a similar philosophy as was done in GP, It was decided to refresh the rules for the classification after an interrupted race and to clarify the situation of the riders in the pit lane when the red flag was displayed.

After a judicial case where the CAS arbitrator decided to enter in the field of play and to decide if a rider was actively competing at the time of the red flag, it appeared necessary to establish clearer criteria on which riders may restart an interrupted race. The main changes concern the definition of a rider "active" and "actively competing" at the time of the red flag, of riders riding on track, or attempting to repair/restart the machine, or to re-join the track or return to pit lane. It was also confirmed that riders may obtain assistance from marshals to restart the machine or to move the machine on track, or trackside.

Furthermore, the FIM WSBK Stewards will be the sole judges of whether a rider is actively competing and such decisions are not subject to protest or appeal.

- Forbidding to start machines in the pit box.

For Safety reasons it is not permitted to start the engine of a racing motorcycle inside the pit box at any time. Engines must be started in the pit lane, outside of the pit box.

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FEDERICO FULIGNI AND MV AGUSTA REPARTO CORSE
TOGETHER IN WSS FOR THE 2019 SEASON

MV Agusta Reparto Corse Team, which will be participating in the
World Supersport Championship, has chosen Federico Fuligni for
the 2019 season. The Italian rider will join already confirmed
Raffaele De Rosa.
After last season as a rookie in the Moto2 World Championship
with Tasca Racing Team, Federico now tackles a new challenge,
once again as a rookie, in the World SSP600 Championship.
Fuligni commented: “After a difficult season in Moto2, I was looking
to jump start my career as a rider and I evaluated various
opportunities along with my coach, Alex De Angelis. One of those
opportunities was the project that Giovanni Cuzari has been
working on for some time now with the MV Agusta F2 in the Moto2
World Championship, where I will be involved as a third rider, and
it came up as we were speaking. Everyone has had very positive
things to say about the team, made up of highly experienced
people who are, above all, passionate about their work. So, it
didn't take much at all to reach an agreement with Andrea
Quadranti, because we both want the same thing, that is results.
MV Agusta is already a key player in this category, and sights are
set on victory. I am seeking redemption after a difficult season,
where the results were lacking partially for physical reasons.
Motivation is high, and I want to work hard with the new team to
achieve excellent results for myself and, above all, for all the fans.
I am proud to represent this glorious brand in this category that
uses a 3-cylinder engine, just like the new Moto2 bike, a category I
will try to get back to as soon as I have achieved the right results.”

Andrea Quadranti, MV Agusta Reparto Corse Team Principal: “I'm
happy to be able to welcome a young a promising rider to our team

like Federico, with such a great desire for redemption and to get
into the game in a new category. On our part, we will guarantee
maximum support for both Federico and Raffaele.”

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FIM renews agreement with XIEM as SuperMoto Promoter

The FIM is delighted to announce that it has renewed its agreement with the Swiss based XIEM company in its role as the official promoter of SuperMoto. The new four-year agreement will get underway this year with two events planned to re-establish this exciting sport on the World stage.

 

From right to left: Jorge Viegas (FIM President), Danilo Boccadolce (XIEM CEO), Tony Skillinton (FIM Motocross Commission Director) © FIM

 
The 2019 FIM SuperMoto World Cup will be held as a single event at Montalegre, Portugal on 21 July and will include a new Junior Class for riders under twenty-three years old. This important competition will then be followed up by another equally note-worthy event - with Carole, France set to host the 2019 FIM SuperMoto of Nations on 22 September.
 
This year’s World Cup will provide the foundations and the launch pad ready for the series to evolve, and hence it will become the FIM SuperMoto World Championship in 2020 as it expands into new countries and continents.
 
“We are very pleased to have been able to reach this new and valuable agreement with XIEM, that will take us through to 2022. We are confident that with the good collaboration that already exists between the two parties, that XIEM and the FIM can reinstate this spectacular sport and develop it across new continents from next year onward.” Said the FIM President Jorge Viegas.
 
Adding his own remarks XIEM CEO Danilo Boccadolce stated. “Firstly, we would like to thank the FIM for showing their confidence in us, and for continuing to trust us with this great discipline. We are positive that we can use 2019 to put SuperMoto back on the map and are already working extremely hard to ensure that we will have a full programme in place for 2020 and beyond.”
 
Further details can be found on the official series website:  www.SupermotoS1.com

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FIM Cross-Country Rally World Championship & FIM Bajas World Cup

2019 Calendars, 10 January (Change in bold)

FIM Cross-Country Rally World Championship Date

FMNR

Event

Country

30 March - 4 April

UAEMC

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge

United Arab Emirates

6 – 16 July

MFR

Silk Way Rally

Russia-Mongolia-China

1 - 7 September

FMC

Atacama Rally

Chile

3 – 9 October

FRMM

Rally du Maroc

Morocco

 

 

FIM Bajas World Cup Date

FMNR

Event

Country

7 - 9 March

UAEMC

Dubai International Baja

United Arab Emirates

23 - 24 March

FMP

Baja Do Pinhal

Portugal

26 - 28 July

RFME

Baja Aragon

Spain

9 - 11 August

MAMS

Hungarian Baja

Hungary

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MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship

FIM Supersport & Supersport 300 World Championships 2019 Permanent Provisional Entry lists N.

Rider

Nat.

Motorcycle

Team

1

1

Jonathan Rea

GBR

Kawasaki ZX-10RR

Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK

2

91

Leon Haslam

GBR

Kawasaki ZX-10RR

Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK

3

7

Chaz Davies

GBR

Ducati Panigale V4 R

ARUBA.IT Racing - Ducati

4

19

Alvaro Bautista

ESP

Ducati Panigale V4 R

ARUBA.IT Racing - Ducati

5

22

Alex Lowes

GBR

Yamaha YZF R1

Pata Yamaha WorldSBK Team

6

60

Michael van der Mark

NED

Yamaha YZF R1

Pata Yamaha WorldSBK Team

7

28

Markus Reiterberger

GER

BMW S1000 RR

BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team

8

66

Tom Sykes

GBR

BMW S1000 RR

BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team

9

21

Michael Ruben Rinaldi

ITA

Ducati Panigale V4 R

BARNI Racing Team

10

54

Toprak Razgatlioglu

TUR

Kawasaki ZX-10RR

Turkish Puccetti Racing

11

52

Alessandro Delbianco

ITA

Honda CBR1000RR

Althea Mie Racing Team

12

2

Leon Camier

GBR

Honda CBR1000RR

Moriwaki-Althea HONDA Racing Team

13

23

Ryuichi Kiyonari

JPN

Honda CBR1000RR

Moriwaki-Althea HONDA Racing Team

14

36

Leandro Mercado

ARG

Kawasaki ZX-10RR

Orelac Racing VerdNatura

15

50

Eugene Laverty

IRL

Ducati Panigale V4 R

Team Goeleven

16

81

Jordi Torres

ESP

Kawasaki ZX-10RR

Team Pedercini Racing

17

11

Sandro Cortese

GER

Yamaha YZF R1

GRT Yamaha WorldSBK

18

33

Marco Melandri

ITA

Yamaha YZF R1

GRT Yamaha WorldSBK

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MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship

FIM Supersport and Supersport 300 World Championships 2019 calendar, updated 19 December DATE

COUNTRY

CIRCUIT

WorldSBK

WorldSSP

WorldSSP300

22-24 February

AUS

Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

X

X

15-17 March

THA

Chang International Circuit

X

X

5-7 April

ESP

MotorLand Aragón

X

X

X

12 -14 April

NED

TT Circuit Assen

X

X

X

10-12 May

ITA

Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari di Imola

X

X

X

7-9 June

ESP

Circuito de Jerez Ángel Nieto

X

X

X

21-23 June

ITA

Misano World Circuit "Marco Simoncelli"

X

X

X

5-7 July

GBR

Donington Park

X

X

X

12-14 July

USA

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

X

6-8 September

POR

Autódromo Internacional do Algarve

X

X

X

27-29 September

FRA

Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours

X

X

X

11-13 October

ARG

Circuit San Juan Villicum

X

X

24-26 October

QAT *

Losail International Circuit

X

X

X

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FIM MXGP/ MX2/ Women’s Motocross World Championships

2019 Calendars – Updated 20 December

The event in Frauenfeld/Gachnang (SUI) is canceled. The dates of the event in Imola (ITA) and Hong Kong have been changed. The venue of the MXGP of Lombardia is Mantova (changes in bold). DATE

FMNR

VENUE

COUNTRY

WOMEN

03 March

CAMOD

Neuquen

ARGENTINA

24 March

ACU

Matterley Basin

GREAT BRITAIN

31 March

KNMV

Valkenswaard

THE NETHERLANDS

X

07 Avril

FMI

Pietramurata

ITALY

01 May

CAMF

Shanghai

CHINA

12 May

FMI

Mantova

ITALY

19 May

FMP

Agueda

PORTUGAL

X

26 May

FFM

St Jean d'Angely

FRANCE

09 June

MFR

Orlyonok

RUSSIA

16 June

LaMSF

Kegums

LATVIA

23 June

DMSB

Teutschenthal

GERMANY

07 July

IMI

Palembang

INDONESIA

14 July

IMI

Semarang

INDONESIA

28 July

ACCR

Loket

CZECH REPUBLIC

X

04 August

FMB

Lommel

BELGIUM

18 August

FMI

Imola

ITALY

X

25 August

SVEMO

Uddevalla

SWEDEN

08 September

TMF

Afyonkarahisar

TURKEY

X

22 September

HKAA

Hong Kong

HONG KONG

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FIM Maxxis Enduro World Championships & FIM Enduro World Cup

2019 Calendar, updated 14 December 2018 DATE

PLACE

COUNTRY

FMNR

E

EJ

EY

EW

EO

22 - 24 March

Dahlen

Germany

DMSB

X

X

X

X

03 - 05 May

Valpaços

Portugal

FMP

X

X

X

X

10 - 12 May

Santiago de Compostela

Spain

RFME

X

X

X

X

14 - 16 June

Ajaccio/Corsica

France

FFM

X

X

X

21 - 23 June

Rovetta

Italy

FMI

X

X

X

X

13 - 15 Sept

Uhlirske Janovice

Czech Republic

ACCR

X

X

X

X

27 - 29 Sept

Ambert

France

FFM

X

X

X

X

X

 CATEGORIES

? ENDURO OPEN WORLD CUP (EO) ***NEW***

Creation of the Enduro Open World Cup:

? 2 Stroke (all capacities)

? 4 Stroke (all capacities)

? Senior (37 years old at 1st January, all capacities)

? In addition, a Team Trophy will be awarded to the best team who have put a minimum of 3 riders in this Enduro Open World Cup.

The final rankings will take into account the 8 best results.

The top 15 riders of the EnduroGP Category the preceding year are not allowed to take part.

Entry Fees: EUR 120.00 (Transponder fees included)

FIM Enduro Open Licence:

? Annual Licence: EUR 61.00 (excluding insurance)

? One Event Licence: EUR 30.50 (excluding insurance)

? SENIORS

? Enduro 1 (E1): Up to 250cc 2 stroke and 4 stroke

? Enduro 2 (E2): 250+ cc 4 stroke up to 450cc 4 stroke

? Enduro 3 (E3): 250+ cc 2 stroke and 450+ cc 4 stroke

? EnduroGP: Rankings based on overall standings (E1-E2-E3)

Starting order: 1st to 15th in reverse order of the provisional rankings.

? JUNIORS

Age limit: less than 23 years (at the 1st January of the year of the Championship).

Junior 1 and Junior 2 categories:

? FIM Enduro Junior 1 World Cup (J1): Up to 250 cc 2 stroke and 4 stroke

? FIM Enduro Junior 2 World Cup (J2): 250+ cc 2 stroke and 4 stroke

The final rankings will take into account the 10 best results in Junior 1 & Junior 2.

The FIM Junior Enduro World Champion will be decided based on the overall rankings of the Junior 1 and Junior 2 categories.

? YOUTH 125cc

Age limit: less than 21 years (at the 1st January of the year of the Championship).

The final rankings will take into account the 8 best results.

? WOMEN

The FIM Women’s Enduro World Cup will take place on the last round of the FIM Enduro World Championship in Ambert (France).

? Category E1, E2 and E3 of the FIM Enduro World Championship

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FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE)

& FIM Enduro Vintage Trophy

2019 Calendars, 06 December

After a ten-year absence, the FIM’s longest-sanctioned off-road motorcycle competition returns to Portugal for the first time since 2009.

Situated in the south of the country, the beautiful Algarve city of Portimão and its World-renowned Autódromo Internacional do Algarve will host to the ninety-fourth running of FIM ISDE from 11 to 16 November.

FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) Date

Place

Country

FMNR

11-16 November

Autodromo Internacional do Algarve (AIA) Portimão

Portugal

FMP

 

FIM Enduro Vintage Trophy Date

Place

Country

FMNR

14-16 November

Autodromo Internacional do Algarve (AIA) Portimão

Portugal

FMP

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MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship

FIM Supersport and Supersport 300 World Championships 2019 provisional calendar, 13 November DATE

COUNTRY

CIRCUIT

WorldSBK

WorldSSP

WorldSSP300

22-24 February

AUS

Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

X

X

15-17 March

THA

Chang International Circuit

X

X

5-7 April

ESP

MotorLand Aragón

X

X

X

12 -14 April

NED

TT Circuit Assen

X

X

X

10-12 May

ITA

Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari di Imola

X

X

X

7-9 June

ESP

Circuito de Jerez Ángel Nieto

X

X

X

21-23 June

ITA

Misano World Circuit "Marco Simoncelli"

X

X

X

5-7 July

GBR

Donington Park

X

X

X

19-21 July

TBA *

6-8 September

POR

Autódromo Internacional do Algarve

X

X

X

27-29 September

FRA

Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours

X

X

X

11-13 October

ARG

Circuit San Juan Villicum

X

X

24-26 October

QAT **

Losail International Circuit

X

X

X

*(TBA) To be announced.

**(SC) Schedule change - Round held Thursday – Saturday

2019 OFFICIAL TESTS

•18-19 February, Australia, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit (WorldSBK & WorldSSP)

•TBA, Official Mid-season test

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FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup: rider and regulation updates

More details about the FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup confirmed

The all-new FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup is coming soon, with competition in this new category of motorcycle racing set to begin in 2019. This parallel path of racing combines speed and sustainability like never before, with the electric 2019 Energica Ego Corsa ready to get out on track. The motorcycles will all be identical in the Cup, supplied by Energica Motor. What’s more, all the energy stored in the batteries that will power the motorcycles will be produced from renewable resources, a commitment from Enel, the Title Sponsor of the series.

The Motorcyle

Energica Motor Company S.p.A. is the first Italian manufacturer of high-performing electric motorcycles, and the manufacturer of the Energica Ego Corsa on which MotoE™ riders will compete.

• Battery capacity around 20 Kwh

• Power: up to 120Kw (around 160 Hp)

• Max speed up to 270km/h

• Brembo brakes, Öhlins suspension, Marchesini wheels

All motorcyles will be identical although for some parts, like for example the springs, teams will be allowed to choose between a range of different stiffness depending on the rider’s specific needs.

Motorcycles will be kept together in a dedicated E-paddock structure, in which each Team will have its own box.

The chargers and the Solar Panels

Enel X, the Official Smart Charging Partner of the series, will provide a mobile charging solution, the JuiceRoll, composed of a Semi Mobile Unit and a Mobile Unit per motorcycle:

• The Semi Mobile Unit will be placed in the E-paddock and will be used to recharge the motorcycle batteries between the sessions

• The Mobile Unit will follow the motorcyle on the grid and will be used to top up the motorcycle battery and to energize the tyre blankets

Solar Panels will be coupled with Smart Meters, that are measuring equipment to constantly track the electrical energy use of the event.

Enel will provide a distribution system that will connect JuiceRolls and the MotoE paddock auxiliary’s loads to the grid, integrating Solar Panels. The result is the complete electrification of the Moto E event, from the grid to the motorcycle. 11 ROUTE DE SUISSE CH – 1295 MIES FOUNDED 1904 TEL +41 22 950 95 00 FAX +41 22 950 95 01 info@fim.ch WWW.FIM-LIVE.COM

Teams, Riders & Crew

The grid will be composed of 18 riders, including the presence of female rider, Maria Herrera. Split up into 12 different Teams

There will be ten different nationalities lining up in the FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup, from Australia to Brazil including many European countries. Four former MotoGP riders including Sete Gibernau (twice MotoGP runner up), two former FIM Moto3™ World Champions Nico Terol (2011) from Spain and Mike di Meglio (2008) from France, two FIM Endurance World Champions like Josh Hook (2017) and Kenny Foray (2014), and a former European Moto2™ Champion, Eric Granado from Brazil.

RIDER

NATIONALITY

TEAM

16

JOSH HOOK

AUSTRALIAN

Alma Pramac Racing

5

ALEX DE ANGELIS

SAN MARINO

Alma Pramac Racing

6

MARIA HERRERA

SPANISH

ANGEL NIETO TEAM

18

NICOLAS TEROL

SPANISH

ANGEL NIETO TEAM

19

XAVIER SIMEON

BELGIAN

AVINTIA ESPONSORAMA RACING

51

ERIC GRANADO

BRAZILIAN

AVINTIA ESPONSORAMA RACING

14

RANDY DE PUNIET

FRENCH

LCR E-TEAM

59

NICCOLO CANEPA

ITALIAN

LCR E-TEAM

4

HECTOR GARZO

SPANISH

Tech3 E-racing

78

KENNY FORAY

FRENCH

Tech3 E-racing

11

MATTEO FERRARI

ITALIAN

TRENTINO Gresini MotoE

32

LORENZO SAVADORI

ITALIAN

TRENTINO Gresini MotoE

2

JESKO RAFFIN

SWISS

Dynavolt Intact GP

66

NIKI TUULI

FINNISH

AJO MOTORSPORT MOTOE

63

MIKE DI MEGLIO

FRENCH

EG 0,0 MARC VDS

38

BRADLEY SMITH

BRITISH

ONE ENERGY RACING

15

SETE GIBERNAU

SPANISH

PONS RACING

27

MATTEO CASADEI

ITALIAN

SIC58 SQUADRACORSE

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FIM Grand Prix World Championship

2019 Provisional Entry Lists, 16 November

Moto3TM

RIDER

NATIONALITY

TEAM

MACHINE

5

JAUME MASIA

SPANISH

BESTER CAPITAL DUBAI

KTM

10

DENNIS FOGGIA

ITALIAN

SKY RACING TEAM VR46

KTM

11

SERGIO GARCIA

SPANISH

ESTRELLA GALICIA 0,0

HONDA

12

FILIP SALAC

CZECH

REDOX PRUESTELGP

KTM

13

CELESTINO VIETTI

ITALIAN

SKY RACING TEAM VR46

KTM

14

TONY ARBOLINO

ITALIAN

TEAM O

HONDA

16

ANDREA MIGNO

ITALIAN

BESTER CAPITAL DUBAI

KTM

17

JOHN McPHEE

BRITISH

PETRONAS SPRINTA RACING

HONDA

19

GABRIEL RODRIGO

ARGENTINIAN

KOMMERLING GRESINI Moto3

HONDA

22

KAZUKI MASAKI

JAPANESE

BOE SKULL RIDER

KTM

23

NICCOLO ANTONELLI

ITALIAN

SIC58 SQUADRA CORSE

HONDA

24

TATSUKI SUZUKI

JAPANESE

SIC58 SQUADRA CORSE

HONDA

25

RAUL FERNANDEZ

SPANISH

ANGEL NIETO TEAM

KTM

27

KAITO TOBA

JAPANESE

HONDA TEAM ASIA

HONDA

40

DARRYN BINDER

S-AFRICAN

CIP GREEN POWER

KTM

42

MARCOS RAMIREZ

SPANISH

LEOPARD RACING

HONDA

44

ARON CANET

SPANISH

MAX RACING TEAM

KTM

48

LORENZO DALLA PORTA

ITALIAN

LEOPARD RACING

HONDA

54

RICCARDO ROSSI

ITALIAN

KOMMERLING GRESINI Moto3

HONDA

55

ROMANO FENATI

ITALIAN

TEAM O

HONDA

61

CAN ONCU

TURKISH

RED BULL KTM AJO

KTM

69

TOM BOOTH-AMOS

BRITISH

CIP GREEN POWER

KTM

71

AYUMU SASAKI

JAPANESE

PETRONAS SPRINTA RACING

HONDA

72

ALONSO LOPEZ

SPANISH

ESTRELLA GALICIA 0,0

HONDA

75

ALBERT ARENAS

SPANISH

ANGEL NIETO TEAM

KTM

76

MAKAR YURCHENKO

KAZAKHSTANI

BOE SKULL RIDER

KTM

77

VICENTE PEREZ

SPANISH

REALE AVINTIA ACADEMY

KTM

79

AI OGURA

JAPANESE

HONDA TEAM ASIA

HONDA

84

JAKUB KORNFEIL

CZECH

REDOX PRUESTELGP

KTM

MotoGPTM

RIDER

NATIONALITY

TEAM

MACHINE

NOTES

4

ANDREA DOVIZIOSO

ITALIAN

DUCATI TEAM

DUCATI

5

JOHANN ZARCO

FRENCH

RED BULL KTM FACTORY RACING

KTM

9

DANILO PETRUCCI

ITALIAN

DUCATI TEAM

DUCATI

12

MAVERICK VINALES

SPANISH

YAMAHA FACTORY RACING

YAMAHA

17

KAREL ABRAHAM

CZECH

REALE AVINTIA RACING

DUCATI

*

20

FABIO QUARTARARO

FRENCH

PETRONAS YAMAHA SRT

YAMAHA

*

21

FRANCO MORBIDELLI

ITALIAN

PETRONAS YAMAHA SRT

YAMAHA

*

29

ANDREA IANNONE

ITALIAN

APRILIA RACING TEAM GRESINI

APRILIA

*

30

TAKAAKI NAKAGAMI

JAPANESE

LCR HONDA IDEMITSU

HONDA

*

35

CAL CRUTCHLOW

BRITISH

LCR HONDA CASTROL

HONDA

*

36

JOAN MIR

SPANISH

TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR

SUZUKI

41

ALEIX ESPARGARO

SPANISH

APRILIA RACING TEAM GRESINI

APRILIA

*

42

ALEX RINS

SPANISH

TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR

SUZUKI

43

JACK MILLER

AUSTRALIAN

ALMA PRAMAC RACING

DUCATI

*

44

POL ESPARGARO

SPANISH

RED BULL KTM FACTORY RACING

KTM

46

VALENTINO ROSSI

ITALIAN

YAMAHA FACTORY RACING

YAMAHA

53

TITO RABAT

SPANISH

REALE AVINTIA RACING

DUCATI

*

55

HAFIZH SYAHRIN

MALAYSIAN

RED BULL KTM TECH 3

KTM

*

63

FRANCESCO BAGNAIA

ITALIAN

ALMA PRAMAC RACING

DUCATI

*

88

MIGUEL OLIVEIRA

PORTUGUESE

RED BULL KTM TECH 3

KTM

*

93

MARC MARQUEZ

SPANISH

REPSOL HONDA TEAM

HONDA

99

JORGE LORENZO

SPANISH

REPSOL HONDA TEAM

HONDA

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FIM Grand Prix World Championship

Decision of the Grand Prix Commission

The Grand Prix Commission, composed of Messrs. Carmelo Ezpeleta (Dorna, Chairman), Paul Duparc (FIM), Herve Poncharal (IRTA) and Takanao Tsubouchi (MSMA), in an electronic meeting held on 17 November 2018 made the following decision:

Standard Schedule for Events – Effective Season 2019

Format of Qualifying Practice in Moto2 and Moto3 Classes

After discussion with teams and reviewing the current situation in Moto3, with many riders waiting and riding slowly and considering the experience in Moto2 at various races where the fastest times have been set at the beginning of the Qualifying Practice, it has been decided to change to a qualifying format similar to that of the MotoGP Class. It is expected that this system will also bring a more entertaining format for the fans as well as preparing the young riders for the same system of classification as the premier Class. This will also make for a homogenous qualifying format across all Grand Prix classes.

Riders in Moto2 and Moto3, will continue to have three Free Practice sessions. The fastest 14 riders from the combined standings will qualify directly for Qualifying 2. The other riders will compete in Qualifying 1 and the four fastest riders will join the other 14 in Qualifying 2.

For both Moto2 and Moto3 the Free Practice sessions will last 40 minutes, and both Qualifying sessions will have a duration of 15 minutes.

The 4 riders that participate in both Qualifying 1 and 2 will be allowed to use one extra rear, soft tyre.

The standard schedule for Sunday will remain unchanged. The new standard schedule for Friday and Saturday will be: FRIDAY

SATURDAY

09:00 – 09:40 Moto3 Free Practice 1

09:00 – 09:40 Moto3 Free Practice 1

09:55 – 10:40 MotoGP Free Practice 1

09:55 – 10:40 MotoGP Free Practice 1

10:55 – 11:35 Moto2 Free Practice 1

10:55 – 11:35 Moto2 Free Practice 1

13:15 – 13:55 Moto3 Free Practice 2

12:35 – 12:50 Moto3 Qualifying 1

14:10 – 14:55 MotoGP Free Practice 2

13:00 – 13:15 Moto3 Qualifying 2

15:10 – 15:50 Moto2 Free Practice 2

13:30 – 14:00 MotoGP Free Practice 4

14:10 – 14:25 MotoGP Qualifying 1

14:35 – 14:50 MotoGP Qualifying 2

15:05 – 15:20 Moto2 Qualifying 1

15:30 – 15:45 Moto2 Qualifying 2

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FIM X-Trial World Championship & Prize  2019 Provisional Calendar, 29 October

FIM X-Trial World Championship Date

FMN

Country

Venue

Su. 20 January

MAMS

Hungary

Budapest

Su. 03 February

RFME

Spain

Barcelona

Sa. 16 February

RFME

Spain

Bilbao

Sa. 23 February

RFME

Spain

Granada

Fr. 08 March

FFM

France

Marseille

TBA March

MFR

Russia

Moscow

Sa. 06 April

FMCR

Costa Rica

San José

Sa. 27 April

FMA

Andorra

Andorra la Vella

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Red Bull FIM MotoGP Rookies Cup 2019 Calendar Date

Country

Circuit

4-5 May

Spain

Jerez

1 June

Italy

Mugello

19-30 June

Netherlands

Assen

6-7 July

Germany

Sachsenring

10-11 August

Austria

Spielberg

14 September

Italy

Misano

21-22 September

Spain

Aragon

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FIM Speedway Grand Prix World Championship

2019 Provisional Calendars, 10 October DATE

FMNR

VENUE

COUNTRY

18 May

PZM

Warsaw

Poland

01 June

AMZS

Krsko

Slovenia

15 June

ACCR

Prague

Czech Republic

06 July

SVEMO

Hallstavik

Sweden

03 August

PZM

Wroclaw

Poland

17 August

SVEMO

Malilla

Sweden

31 August

DMSB

Teterow

Germany

07 September

DMU

Vojens

Denmark

21 September

ACU

Cardiff

Great Britain

05 October

PZM

Torun

Poland

*TBC October

MA

*TBC

Australia

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Provisional 2019 team entries released

29 Moto3™, 32 Moto2™ and 22 MotoGP™ entries have provisionally been accepted to participate next season

Tags MotoGP, 2018

Applications for participation in the Moto3 and Moto2 classes in 2019 were considered by the Selection Committee during the Austrian and British Grands Prix.

Teams provisionally selected were given the deadline of 20 September to confirm details of their riders and machines and to lodge with IRTA a security deposit to guarantee their eventual participation.

The Selection Committee met again on 20 September to review the applications and confirm final acceptance.

The conclusion is that in 2019 there will be 16 teams in Moto3 providing 29 entries. In Moto2 there will be 18 teams providing 32 entries.

In parallel with the selection process for these classes, Dorna and IRTA have been concluding arrangements with Factories and Independent teams to finalise entries for the MotoGP class. This has resulted in an entry of 11 teams providing 22 entries.

Teams selected have the right to announce the details of their team including sponsors, riders and machines. The final entry lists will be published by the FIM during the Valencia GP, respecting the fact that the 2019 season starts on the day after that event.

A list of teams accepted for all classes and the number of entries granted to each team is listed below.

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FIM Grand Prix World Championship

Clarification to the Decisions of the Grand Prix Commission Assen (NED), 30 June

At the Grand Prix Commission meeting held in Assen, the Grand Prix Commission decided that the winner of the Red Bull Rookies Championship should be entitled to receive an FIM Grand Prix licence, valid for the Moto3 World Championship, even if the age of the winning rider was below 16. This brought the regulations into line with those applicable to the winner of the FIM Junior World Championship. It was also decided to establish that the minimum age for such riders to receive the licence is 15.

The FIM World Championship Grand Prix Regulations were updated accordingly. However, in the press release announcing this decision it was erroneously indicated that the decision became effective from the 2019 season.

The Commission wishes to state by way of clarification that, once the rider has won the Championship and has been granted the FIM licence, he is eligible to compete in the corresponding Grand Prix events, including in the 2018 season.

A regularly updated version of the FIM Grand Prix Regulations which contains the detailed text of the regulation changes may be viewed shortly on:

http://www.fim-live.com/en/sport/regulations-and-documents/grand-prix/

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