The FIA’s 2020 champions will more than likely be honoured at the considerable particular person-studded FIA Prize Giving Ceremony at the InterContinental Resort in Geneva tonight time.
In what has been an unparalleled one year, the event takes space in a virtual structure resulting from the constraints on gatherings imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The FIA Prize Giving ceremony is one in every of the one year’s most anticipated occasions internal the motor sport community. The gala sees champions from every predominant branch of world motor sport honoured one day of the night time.
The champions and a bunch of assorted award winners will more than likely be recognised for his or her outstanding achievements by project of video conferencing. The masters of ceremonies, the everyday British television presenter Nicki Shields, and 9-time Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen will more than likely be part of the FIA President Jean Todt in data superhighway web hosting the event.
Apart from the championship honours, a series of assorted awards will also be presented. These encompass a prize voted for by the public, FIA Action of the one year, as effectively as the FIA Personality of the one year, chosen by permanently FIA-accredited journalists and FIA Rookie of the one year, made up our minds by the FIA Drivers’ Commission and the FIA President Special Award, which will more than likely be one in every of the highlights of the night time.
The discontinue three drivers from this one year’s FIA System One World Championship – Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas and Max Verstappen – will more than likely be honoured alongside with FIA WRC champions Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia, FIA World RX champion Johan Kristoffersson and System E’s António Félix da Costa.
FIA World Patience champions of 2019-20 Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and José María López will also feature alongside with the celebrities of the FIA Karting World Championships and the FIA Licensed Gran Turismo Championships.
A highlights programme of the event will more than likely be on hand to broadcasters spherical the sphere from System 1 TV.
Since 2011, the FIA Prize Giving ceremony has been the mature closing event of FIA Annual Frequent Assembly Week. While some participants of the FIA household will wait on in particular person, the event is being staged nearly about.
Shots from the 2020 FIA Prize Giving Ceremony on hand here
Broadcast TV: A link to a broadcast-quality VNR will more than likely be offered after the event