From the left, sitting Dr. Wolfgang Srb, FIM Europe President and Martin De Graaff, FIM Europe First Deputy President. Standing, Silvio Manicardi, FIM Europe second Deputy President, Alessandro Sambuco, FIM Europe Secretary General, Jean-Pierre Mougin, Honorary President, Andrzej Witkowski, Honorary Vice-President, Silvia Monatti FIME Administration Dept., and the Vice-Presidents Michal Sikora, Nina Birjukova, Juhani Halme, Michel Turk and Jan Stovicek
RIGA (Latvia) - The first meeting of the new FIM Europe Management Council has taken place in Riga on Monday 29th September 2014.
It has been decided to join this meeting to the Motocross of Nations held in Kegums on the 28th September, in order “to be present on spot” and to have the opportunity to meet the representatives of the European Federations present at the event. This direct contact will be searched for as much as possible, to be in close contact with the FMNs, getting an updated knowledge of their needs.
From the left, FIM Europe President Dr. Wolfgang Srb, EMX150 Honda European Champion Albie Wilkie, EMX65 European Champion Nikita Kucherov and Youthstream President, Mr. Giuseppe Luongo
KEGUMS (Latvia) - In the dusk of the night at the 2014 Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations, the annual MXGP Awards ceremony took place. With spotlights illuminating the Skybox and podium area where the awards were presented by MXGP Hosts Paul Malin and Amy Dargan, the chilly night air was warmed with celebration as the 2014 FIM Motocross World Champions, European Motocross Champions and the award winning MXGP industry names were honored.
Following a warm introduction given by Paul Malin and Amy Dargan, Youthstream President Mr. Giuseppe Luongo, FIM President Mr. Vito Ippolito and FIM Europe President Dr. Wolfgang Srb took to the podium to personally welcome around two hundred guests to the 2014 edition of the MXGP Awards.
On with the presentation of the awards, Mr. Luongo and Mr. Ippolito personally congratulated and handed the awards to the 2014 FIM Motocross World Champions and the award winning industry names.
Dr. Wolfgang Srb was the next official welcomed to the stage to award the European Champions: Russian Nikita Kucherov on KTM in the EMX65, Belgian Jago Geertson KTM in EMX85, German-Taiwanese Brian Hsu on Suzuki in the EMX125, British Albie Wilkie in Honda EMX150, British Steven Clarke on KTM in EMX250 and Italian Samuele Bernardini on TM in EMX300.