SX Global wins FIM Supercross World Championship
The FIM, the world governing body for motorcycle racing, has announced that SX Global has been selected, a highly accredited Australian company, to manage and promote the FIM World Supercross Championship for the next decade.
SX Global will develop and manage a new international series from 2022. This is the first time that a FIM World Championship has been organized by a company based in Australia. This is fitting confirmation for a country with a long history of success and extraordinary moments in professional motorsport, on two wheels.
Jorge Viegas – President of the FIM said: “After a strong and successful relationship over the past two decades between FIM, Feld Entertainment and WADA, now is the time to begin a new journey to secure a bright future at Supercross. In order to support the growth and commercial viability of the series, the FIM believes that SX Global has the expertise and ability to deliver a first class FIM Supercross World Championship. The new series will offer exciting races thanks to the passion and extensive experience of the SX Global team, with a plan that will gradually expand the championship to new countries and territories across the world.
SX Global brings together AUS-X Open Supercross creators Adam Bailey and Ryan Sanderson, alongside Tony Cochrane, founding president and driving force behind the creation, development and growth of the V8 Supercars Championship in Australia. Adam and Ryan share extensive Supercross experience, having created and hosted a number of highly successful FIM Oceania Championship events since 2015.
Complementing this highly experienced team there will be one of the world’s leading financial powers with an established track record of investing in global sports properties, which will be announced when SX Global officially unveils its plans for the FIM World Championship. Supercross 2022 as well as confirmation of new partnerships early. in the new year.
With a wealth of experience in global motorsport, SX Global is an exciting organization to truly take World Supercross to new heights on behalf of the FIM. Building on this experience, the new SX Global entity is now preparing to take Supercross to a world-class world level as a promoter of the FIM Supercross World Championship and to reach the millions of supercross fans around the world. .
Tony Cochrane – President of SX Global added: “It has been a tremendous trip over the past five months to bring our team together with some of the most experienced people in all facets of motorsport, now coordinating a special focus on Supercross and its global expansion. We would like to warmly thank FIM for their unwavering support for our vision and plan and in particular its president, Jorge Viegas, who has shown great leadership in working to bring this together in such a short time frame. Fans have been asking for world class Supercross in so many countries – it’s a special day for all of those fans and at the end of the day the fans are our No.1 consideration.
Further details on the FIM World Championship and SX Global will be announced in January 2022.
You can find more updates on https://fimworldsx.com/