MXGP EXTENDS COLLABORATION WITH UDDEVALLA UNTIL 2026.
Marking the fifteenth round of the 2023 FIM Motocross World Championship, the MXGP of Sweden in Uddevalla was a great opportunity to announce the renewal of contract between Infront Moto Racing and BMK Uddevalla for the next three years, from 2024 to 2026.
The multi-year agreement with the Swedish venue was officially signed today during the Press Conference of the announcement before the MX2 Race 1 in which Infront Moto Racing CEO David Luongo accompanied by FIM/CMS Director Antonio Alia Portela, President of BMK Uddevalla, Mr. Tobias Revelj and FIM Board Member Håkan Leeman announced the collaboration extension. This is also a testament to the great cooperation between all parties that have made the Swedish Grand Prix an essential part of the MXGP Calendar.
This contract extension during the 2023 MXGP of Sweden also markes the 25th event in the Swedish circuit’s history which has hosted many astonishing races since its first introduction to the Motocross World Championship in 1958, additionally this historic track became an unmissable and regular stop in the calendar since the 2000s. Throughout the years, legends of the sport have raced and won on the hard pack of the Glimminge Motorstadion with the likes of Stefan Everts, Joël Smets, Mickael Pichon, Antonio Cairoli, Jeffrey Herlings, Tim Gajser and many more champions.
Infront Moto Racing CEO David Luongo: “It’s a big pleasure for us to be here in Uddevalla. This venue has been on the calendar for many years. It’s one of the must go for MXGP, for its scenery and its history of the sport here in Sweden. We are very happy to be here today to announce great news as Uddevalla will be on the calendar for the next three years. It’s a very good achievement which is down to a great collaboration with this strong club and its great organisation. Tobias is representing now the motoclub, but also in the past we had a fantastic relationship every time with your predecessors. it’s a big pleasure to continue with you and congratulations as you will have GP for next three years.”
FIM/CMS Director Antonio Alia Portela: “On behalf of the of the FIM, it is a pleasure just to have this commitment by both sides. And as David said, just to have a steady venue in the calendar as always has been something to be proud of. So I wish you all the best in the coming years, and I’m certain that everything is going to be smooth as events like that are still going to improve the standards as well. Thank you very much for having us here and for three more years in the future.”
President of BMK Uddevalla Tobias Revelj: “It’s very important for us here in Uddevalla to have this for three more years and also for the Swedish motocross of course. We are very happy to have three more years of collaboration with Infront Moto Racing “
FIM Board Member Håkan Leeman: “First of all, as a Swede, I think this is great news for the Swedish fans that for other three years, we’ll have this great event in the calendar. I think that’s really great. As a former president of the Swedish Federation, I’m very proud of that. It’s the recognition for the fantastic work you do in BMK. From the FIM side I must also say that the cooperation between the FIM and Infront Moto Racing has never been better. We share the same strategy, to have a calendar with a mixture of recognised events and tracks that are challenging, but at the same time you mix that calendar with new exciting venues. That will spread the sport to this fantastic sport that we have. All around the globe, so thank you”