Multi-disciplinary world competition plans for unique date because of continuing Covid-19 restrictions
Circuit Paul Ricard stays as host venue in 2022 (October 29-30) *
In light of the continuing challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and to ranking clear the protection of competitors, workers and the wider community, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), along with SRO Motorsports Neighborhood, enjoy decided that the second edition of the FIA Motorsport Games should be rescheduled for 2022. Both will proceed working together to organise a winning tournament on October 29-30 2022. This will doubtless be staged at Circuit Paul Ricard, as first and main planned.
From its inception, the tournament has been supposed as a world occasion that welcomes competitors from around the sphere. The postponement takes into consideration the presence of strict global scoot restrictions and the originate it has on ASNs (Nationwide Carrying Authorities) and groups to scoot to France. This would possibly inevitably slash abet the choice of individuals in 2021, diminishing the neatly-liked spirit wherein the FIA Motorsport Games turned into as soon as established.
Following a winning inaugural edition hosted by Rome and Vallelunga Circuit in 2019, the organisers remain entirely committed to guaranteeing the lengthy-term success and sustainability of the FIA Motorsport Games. With an additional year to interpret the form of their nationwide crew, the ASNs will for this reason truth be ready to put together extra successfully for this coming together of the sphere of motorsport, with the pork up of every and each the FIA and SRO Motorsports Neighborhood.
What’s extra, the organisers are currently engaged on mobilising the ASNs around a world digital tournament at the unique 2021 date (October 30-31) to enjoy a good time the FIA Motorsports Games spirit, additional crucial parts of that will doubtless be shared quickly. They additionally are wanting to peep with each and each ASNs any replace of nationwide activation according to grassroots categories to make on the work already performed.
Jean Todt, FIA President: ”This postponement is an unavoidable decision thinking in regards to the scoot difficulties the sphere is quiet going by arrangement of. The FIA Motorsport Games is an distinctive replace to your entire motor sport family to realize together, unite and piece the fervour all of us enjoy for the sport, and we’re already taking a beget about forward to seeing the ASNs and the groups in 2022.”
Stéphane Ratel, SRO Motorsports Neighborhood founder & CEO: “The replace to amass competitors from all by arrangement of the globe is an predominant ingredient of the FIA Motorsports Games. As this would possibly no longer be conceivable in 2021, I judge that it is miles the supreme decision to reschedule for subsequent year. While disappointing, the choice demonstrates our dedication to staging a in actuality world tournament that does justice to the FIA Motorsports Games philosophy. We are in a position to proceed practising the second edition and mark forward to sharing extra info referring to a digital project for 2021.”
*self-discipline to the approval of the FFSA & FIA World Motor Sport Council