News 25 Jun 2011

Japanese Grand Prix and World Endurance on track to go ahead

The FIM board of directors will assess the situation prevailing in Japan during its meeting in Geneva next weekend.

Furthermore, talks will be held next week at the FIM Headquarters with representatives from the Motorcycle Federation of Japan.

In principle, Suzuka and Motegi circuits being situated outside the exclusion and evacuation zones, and based on the information provided by an independent report, a number of agencies including several governments, the World Health Organisation and the International Atomic Energy Agency, the 2011 FIM World Championships events in Japan (QTEL FIM Endurance World Championship, SPEA FIM Trial World Championship and FIM World Championship Grand Prix) will be taking place as scheduled.

A final announcement will be made by the FIM President during the MotoGP in Mugello.