FIM responds to announcement of SuperMotocross World Championship
Things start to heat up in the battle for Supercross supremacy
The FIM today responded to the recent joint announcement by MX Sports Pro Racing and Feld Motor Sports, Inc. New SuperMotocross World Championshipby firmly asserting that Saudi Arabia supported and SX Global Australia promoted FIM World Supercross Championship remains the only transcendental world championship series recognized and sanctioned by the FIM.
In light of the recently announced developments in the market, the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM), the global governing body for motor racing, reaffirms that the FIM World Supercross Championship remains the world’s supreme championship. The only gender recognized and sanctioned by the FIM. While the AMA Motocross and Supercross Championships are successful Domestic Championships in their own right, these domestic championships do not combine for any of the official FIM World Championships. accepted as this is in complete contravention of the exclusive rights granted to SX Global which is the exclusive sanctioned promoter of the FIM World Supercar Championship. No other sanctioned world championship exists in cross country sport and no winner of any other competition will be recognized by FIM as a “World Champion”.
FIM has chosen SX Global as its sole and exclusive world championship partner in large part due to its embracing global approach, in-depth motorsport experience and commitment to creating A super-fast experience for racers, teams, fans, brands and TV partners.
Strengthening the position of the World governing body, as the sole authority recognized by the International Olympic Committee for motor sport, FIM President Jorge Viegas stated: “SX Global is the owner. The current exclusive for the FIM World Hypercar Championship. I’m looking forward to attending the opening round of the 2022 FIM World Supercar Championship in October, which will certainly mark the start of a thrilling season. “
SX Global’s model for the FIM World Hypercar Championship has been designed to leverage a diversity of riders, teams and partners to attract and grow fans around the world – recognized Underpinned by a global roster of teams and drivers and a comprehensive approach, based on administrative and financial advocacy partnerships. In total, over $50 million has been specifically designated to support teammates and riders during the first five (5) years of the FIM World Hypercar Championship, ensuring a well-invested effort focuses on uniting all components in pursuit of a global championship and culminating in the coronation of a single, sanctioned world champion.
The opening round of the pilot season of the 2022 FIM World Hypercar Championship will take place on Saturday 8 October at Wales’ iconic National Stadium, the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, leading to the global championship taking place in 2023.
More information can be found at https://wsxchampionship.com/