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Motorcycling - 03 Nov 2003
Fiat Commercial Vehicles (Fiat CV), today announced that it is to extend its current sponsorship contract with Benfield Sports International (BSI) and the world championship FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series (SGP).
Motorcycling - 21 Oct 2003
On Saturday 18th October 2003 in Magny Cours, France, an international press conference was held by FGSPORT Group Managing Director Mr. Vincenzo Lamaro, and Zhuhai New Century International Management Company Ltd. Director Mrs. Ling Zheng, announcing the finalisation of the 3-year agreement to stage a round of the FIM Endurance World Championship in the People’s Republic of China from 2004.
Motorcycling - 09 Oct 2003
Funchal (07 September 2003) - The FFM President, Mr Jean-Pierre Mougin, and Youthstream President, Mr Giuseppe Luongo, signed an agreement for the organization of the FIM Motocross World Championship in France for the years 2004 to 2008. The main points are:
Motorcycling - 23 Sep 2003
The TT Circuit Assen will host the Dutch round of motorcycling’s FIM Endurance World Championship until 2006, after signing a three-year agreement with Championships promoter FGSPORT.
Motorcycling - 19 Sep 2003
The Suzuka Circuit has established a long-term programme of works including various modifications aiming at improving the circuit, principally the safety in view of the Grand Prix counting towards the Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix. This programme of modifications to improve safety has been discussed at length with the Grand Prix Safety Commission. These modifications, however, cannot be carried out before the Grand Prix originally scheduled in April next. For this reason, an agreemen
Motorcycling - 16 Sep 2003
BENFIELD Sports International (BSI), rights holders of the FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series (SGP), has announced Poland's national postal services company, Polish Post, as title sponsor of the forthcoming Polish Grand Prix in Bydgoszcz.
Motorcycling - 12 Sep 2003
Pirelli has signed a major sponsorship deal with FGSPORT, international rights holders of the Superbike World Championship to become the exclusive tyre supplier.
Motorcycling - 12 Sep 2003
Melk (10 September 2003) – Youthstream, the promoter of the S1 SuperMoto World Championship, is proud to announce that a contract has been signed with the television company FOX.
Motorcycling - 04 Sep 2003
LADBROKES, the largest bookmaker in the world, has signed an agreement with Benfield Sports International (BSI), rights holders of the FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series (SGP) to be title sponsors of the forthcoming FIM Czech Republic Speedway Grand Prix.
Motorcycling - 04 Sep 2003
Youthstream has signed an agreement for a FIM MX1 Motocross Grand Prix to be organized in Britain on the Isle of Wight on May 30, 2004.
Motorcycling - 26 Aug 2003
The FIM Scandinavian Grand Prix was postponed on Saturday night due to problems with the track that made racing impossible at the Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg.
Motorcycling - 26 Aug 2003
Benfield Sports International (BSI) rights holders of the world championship FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series (SGP) announced today a three year extension to for the FIM Scandinavian Speedway Grand Prix to be held at the spectacular Ullevi Stadium until 2007 (inclusive).
Motorcycling - 01 Aug 2003
Benfield Sports International (BSI) has announced Denmark's leading industrial clothing supplier, Kansas, as the official sponsor of the Danish Team for the 2003 FIM Speedway World Cup (SWC).
Motorcycling - 30 Jul 2003
Acerbis, the Italian manufacturer of plastic accessories for motorcycles and apparel for motorcyclists, have reached an agreement with Dorna Off Road, rights holder for the FIM Motocross World Championship and have signed as title sponsors for the final two events of the motocross season. Consisting of the last round of the series, hosted in Ernée, France, on September 14th and the traditional end-of-the season curtain-closer, the Motocross of Nations, scheduled in Zolder, Belgium, on October 5t
Motorcycling - 28 Jul 2003
On February 20th, 2005, for the first time in history, Qatar will host a round of the FIM SUPERBIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP.
Motorcycling - 16 Jul 2003
Television audiences for the MotoGP World Championships have experienced a notable increase throughout the first half of this 2003 season.
Motorcycling - 09 Jul 2003
In an effort to strengthen Superbike racing globally, AMA Pro Racing and FGSport have confirmed their intention to cooperate in creating a unified rule structure.
Motorcycling - 04 Jul 2003
BENFIELD Sports International, rights holders of the FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series, has announced Miljöpartiet de Grona, Sweden's Green political party as title sponsor of the FIM Scandinavian Speedway Grand Prix in a unique sponsorship deal.
Motorcycling - 03 Jul 2003
London – July 4, 2003: Wimbledon Stadium is set to host London’s first International Speedway meeting since Hackney Stadium hosted a round of the World Championship back in 1996. On Wednesday, July 9, England’s highly talented crop of Under-21 riders line up against their Swedish counterparts at Wimbledon Stadium, in the deciding leg of a three match Test series, in the GMB Under 21 Test.
Motorcycling - 19 Jun 2003
'The attack by Bernie Ecclestone on the efforts we and Octagon(Brands Hatch Circuits) are carrying out to improve Silverstone is totally unwarranted' said BRDC President Sir Jackie Stewart and Chairman Martin Brundle.
Motorcycling - 19 Jun 2003
In this contract Maris Group accepts the rights to organize 4 Grand Prix’ of Motocross every year for the next five years in the Benelux region and the Motocross Des Nations in 2004 and 2007 (also in the Benelux area).
Motorcycling - 12 Jun 2003
FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series (SGP) announced today a new four year contract with Millennium Stadium Plc to host the FIM British Speedway Grand Prix until 2006 (inclusive).
Motorcycling - 10 Jun 2003
Cologne. 10. June 2003 - Latest market research results from communications research specialists SPORT+MARKT AG have revealed that interest levels in the MotoGP are on the rise on a pan-European scale. A total of 39 million people are enthused by the sport across the continent.
Motorcycling - 10 Jun 2003
E-tote, the UK based internet betting company, has joined forces with Benfield Sports International (BSI), rights holders of the Speedway Grand Prix Series (SGP) to offer, for the first time, live online betting via which can be accessed through the official SGP Series website
Motorcycling - 05 Jun 2003
Eurosport and FGSPORT are pleased to announce an agreement to broadcast live 3 events of the Superbike World Championship.
Motorcycling - 04 Jun 2003
Following the statement made by FIM President Francesco Zerbi during the Press Conference held in Geneva on May 21 last, the Commissions of the two Road Racing World Championships, Grand Prix and Superbike, will have separate meetings during this month in order to discuss proposals for possible changes in the Rules of the respective Championships in the near future.
Motorcycling - 27 May 2003
Benfield Sports International (BSI) today announced they have been forced to change the venue of the FIM Meridian Lifts Swedish Speedway Grand Prix on 31 May from the Olympic Stadium, Stockholm, to the Avesta Stadium, Brovallen, Sweden.
Motorcycling - 23 May 2003
Following the Press Conference held on the 21st May, chaired by the FIM President Mr Francesco Zerbi, FGSPORT confirms that they are in total agreement with the FIM.
Motorcycling - 21 May 2003
BENFIELD Sports International (BSI), rights holders of the FIM Speedway Grand Prix (SGP), today announced Fiat Commercial Vehicles (Fiat CV) as the new title sponsor for the FIM British Speedway Grand Prix.
Motorcycling - 13 May 2003
MotoGP welcomes the arrival of yet another new partner - Austrian notebook manufacturer Gericom, who have acquired the rights to be the Official Notebook of MotoGP for 2003 and 2004.
Motorcycling - 12 May 2003
The 2003 season of the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship will kick off in mid-July. The first two scheduled rounds have been cancelled following the outbreak of SARS in the region. This reduces the Asian championship into a 4-round championship this year.
Motorcycling - 12 May 2003
Arnette have further strengthened their blossoming relationship with the MotoGP World Championship by becoming the Official Sunglasses Supplier to the series.
Motorcycling - 06 May 2003
Italian motorcycle parts manufacturer Polini have acquired the title sponsorship package for the French round of MotoGP in 2003, scheduled for May 25th at Le Mans. The event, which had more than 135,000 spectators last year, will now be officially named the Grand Prix Polini de France.
Motorcycling - 06 May 2003
BENFIELD Sports International (BSI) has signed a five year agreement with the world’s largest independent credit card lender MBNA to produce an exclusive FIM Speedway Grand Prix Credit Card.
Motorcycling - 29 Apr 2003
London, UK, April 28th 2003: The Interpublic Group of Companies has transferred its interest in World Superbikes to its joint venture partners of four years, the Flammini Group. The sale includes full ownership and management rights for WSBK.
Motorcycling - 17 Apr 2003
The Jerez circuit, which is located in the south of Spain and offers some of the most compelling viewing on the World Championship calendar, will host MotoGP events at least until 2011, after the extension of its agreement with Dorna Sports.
Motorcycling - 16 Apr 2003
AMA Pro Racing is proud to announce that Alpinestars has agreed to become the 'Official Footwear' of AMA Pro Racing.
Motorcycling - 14 Apr 2003
Benfield Sports International (BSI) today announced a three year deal with Denmark's leading national broadcaster Danmarks Radio (DR) and foremost cable and satellite broadcaster DK4.
Motorcycling - 10 Apr 2003
Sunglasses producer Arnette have acquired the Title Sponsor package for the second round of the 2003 MotoGP World Championship to be held in Welkom, South Africa, on April 27th, which will officially be called Arnette Africa's Grand Prix.
Motorcycling - 04 Apr 2003
BENFIELD SPORTS INTERNATIONAL (BSI), rights holders of the FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series (SGP) and FIM Speedway World Cup (SWC), in conjunction with mobile marketing specialists Caribiner Interactive has launched the first SMS text messaging service for world championship speedway.
Motorcycling - 03 Apr 2003
After great consideration and discussion between the West Midlands Youth and Adult Motocross Club and the ACU Motocross Committee a decision has been reached to cancel the final round of the 2003 Maxxis British Motocross Championship at Polesworth on September 28th.
Motorcycling - 03 Apr 2003
Octagon Motorsports, organiser of the FIM Superbike World Championship, is pleased to announce that it has signed a three-year merchandise licence agreement with Firebrand Live.
Motorcycling - 02 Apr 2003
London – April 2, 2003: British Speedway has joined forces with E-Tote Ltd, to launch a brand new gaming website, and betting facility, will offer pool betting, with guaranteed jackpots on all SkySports Elite League meetings, as well on all Speedway Premier League meetings. Bet 5 Get 5 offers punters who bet £5 on the website a further free £5 bet.
Motorcycling - 26 Mar 2003
A new two-year deal will see coverage of the prestigious MotoGP World Championship screened on BBC television in the United Kingdom, with live coverage of the British round in Donington, and the final round in Valencia, Spain. BBC Sport's bikes presenter, Suzi Perry will present coverage of the championship, beginning on April 6 in Suzuka, Japan. The BBC's expert duo of Steve Parrish and Charlie Cox will provide commentary for the live rounds at Donington and Valencia.
Motorcycling - 20 Mar 2003
EUROSPORT, the Number 1 Pan European sports channel, has agreed a two year deal with Benfield Sports International (BSI) to broadcast the FIM Speedway Grand Prix (SGP) Series and FIM Speedway World Cup (SWC) events.
Motorcycling - 17 Mar 2003
Following a meeting held at the FIM headquarters on February 5 between the company ABC Communication, represented by its manager Mr Alain Blanchard, and the FIM, represented by Mr Francesco Zerbi, President; Mr Guy Maitre, Chief Executive Officer, and in the presence of Messrs. Ted Bartlett, FIM Vice-President, and Amedeo Michelotti, President of the Enduro and Cross-Country Rallies Commission, both parties agreed to sign an agreement regarding the promotion of the Individual World Two Days' E
Motorcycling - 14 Mar 2003
CASTROL has agreed a two year extension with Benfield Sports International to be the exclusive lubricant sponsor of the world championship FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series (SGP). The leading lubricant manufacturer has been a sponsor of the SGP Series since BSI bought the rights in January 2000.
Motorcycling - 13 Mar 2003
Timberland is proud to announce its official sponsorship of this year's Team Virgin Mobile at the British Superbike Championships. The sponsorship agreement will see Timberland branding appear in the pit area, on the team's transport vehicles and on all leafleting at championship events. Riders and crew will also wear Timberland PRO series footwear and Timberland clothing for media appearances and after races.
Motorcycling - 13 Mar 2003
Norway’s leading commercial terrestrial broadcaster, TV2, has agreed a contract with Benfield Sports International (BSI) to broadcast the FIM Speedway Grand Prix Series.
Motorcycling - 05 Mar 2003
Benfield Sports International (BSI) has announced the Wales Tourist Board (WTB) as the Official Destination Host Sponsor for the FIM British Speedway Grand Prix on 14 June 2003.
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