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08.12.22
Meetings of the Africa, Asia-Pacific and MENA regions held on the occasion of the FIA Annual General Assembly week in Bologna, Italy, have identified grassroots categories as a key driver in encouraging more people to take part in motor sport.
Mobility
08.12.22
Today the FIA World Council for Automobile Mobility and Tourism has endorsed the appointment of Willem Groenewald as the new Secretary General for Automobile Mobility and Tourism. Willem joins from the Automobile Association of South Africa (AASA) where he has been CEO since 2019. Willem’s appointment from one of the FIA’s Clubs is representative of the new Presidential Team’s focus on member empowerment. Under the new structure he will report directly to the CEO Natalie Robyn.
FIA
08.12.22
The FIA will create an e-library by digitising its archives which will be accessible to all in 2024. The e-library will preserve the Federation’s rich heritage and it will be a valuable resource for Motor Sport and Mobility history research and education. As part of the development phase, a beta version of the e-library has been launched today and is open to all FIA Member Clubs for feedback.
Sport
08.12.22
As part of the commitment to doubling motor sport participation worldwide, the prototype of a new Affordable Cross Car vehicle was revealed today at the ASN Forum. It is designed to bring motor sport to the masses in all the regions of the world.
Sport
08.12.22
The 2023 calendar for the FIA European Historic Rally Championship was approved by the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Bologna. The championship calendar will feature nine rounds, with Greece joining the championship with the Historic Acropolis Rally in November, adding a second gravel event to the schedule for the first time.
Sport
07.12.22
The World Motor Sport Council convened for the final time in 2022 at the Savoia Regency Hotel in Bologna as part of the FIA Annual General Assembly Week. The meeting was hosted by FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem with FIA Deputy President for Sport Robert Reid, and WMSC members joining in person and via video conference.
Sport
07.12.22
The 2023 FIA World Rallycross Championship calendar has been announced, and to celebrate its tenth season World RX will visit Africa and Asia next year – as well as iconic European venues and featuring the return of some old favourites, including the fabled birthplace of the sport.
Mobility
07.12.22
The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile and Greater Than announced Thierry Benchetrit as the winner of the FIA Smart Driving Challenge (FIA SDC) Season 2022 following the final taking place in Bologna, Italy on the occasion of the FIA Annual General Assembly week.
Sport
07.12.22
The following FIA sporting calendars for 2023 have been approved by the World Motor Sport Council when it convened in Bologna today, Wednesday 7 December, or earlier during the year by e-vote.
Mobility regions, FIA Annual General Assembly
Mobility
07.12.22
From the election of a new President in Region I and capacity building in Region II to sustainable mobility and new business opportunities in Region III and Region IV, today’s annual meetings in Bologna confirmed the FIA's commitment to putting power in the hands of all its Regions.

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