FIA names Riedel as Official Supplier of Motor Sports Telecommunications


The FIA is pleased to announce that Riedel Communications has been named the official supplier of motor sports telecommunications for the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA).

This partnership is the culmination of a two-decade relationship between the two organizations. Riedel will supply the FIA with leading-edge hardware and software technologies to take safety, sustainability, and innovation across all global FIA championship series to the next level.
Communications and signal distribution solutions provided by Riedel for FIA motorsport events include the pioneering MediorNet distributed video infrastructures, which combine signal transport, routing, processing, and conversion in a redundant real-time network; the scalable Artist digital intercom network; the award-winning Bolero wireless intercom system; and a variety of specialized headsets and handheld radios.
Peter Bayer, FIA Secretary General for Sport and FIA F1 Executive Director, said: “The FIA’s decision to name Riedel as an official supplier of its motor sports communication is a result of a trusted relationship over two decades. It illustrates our shared commitment to use the most advanced technologies, with the safety and sustainability requirements that we have for all our championships.”
Thomas Riedel, CEO and founder Riedel Group, said: “This partnership has been a long time in the making. Over the past twenty years, FIA and Riedel have been constantly inspiring one another to push the envelope of innovation even further. We’re thrilled to be officially joining the FIA’s efforts to promote higher safety standards and the latest technology in the world of motor sports, making the lives of pilots, teams, officials, and the entire racing community both easier and safer.”
Lutz Rathmann, CEO of managed technology at Riedel, said“Our intelligent systems are engineered to work seamlessly with one another, so a unified Riedel infrastructure will bring significant added value for both drivers and officials.”
About the FIA: The Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) is the governing body for world motor sport and the federation of the world’s leading mobility organisations. Founded in 1904, with headquarters in Paris and Geneva, the FIA is a non-profit organisation. It brings together 244 Member Organisations from 146 countries on five continents. Its Member Clubs represent over 80 million road users and their families