Martigny (Switzerland) 19 February 2018 – XIEM, the promoter of the SuperMoto European Championship and the FIM SuperMoto on Nations is pleased to announce that is reached an agreement with the town of Sestriere, a town which already hosted the Ski World Championship, the Winter Olympic Games and many others international events as Tour de France and Giro d’Italia, to host the last round of the SuperMoto European Championship in the weekend of 8 and 9 September 2018. XIEM and town of Sestriere have great expectations for this unique event in the Italian mountains. For the first time ever a closed and safe city track of 1.350 metres long will be made on city roads especially for this event.
Danilo Boccadolce – XIEM CEO: “We are proud of the confidence that the Mayor, Council members and local authorities gave us. A big responsibility that we want to return by working hard and hoping to be able to organize the event also next year with the name of “GP of the town of Sestriere”;
Dr. Valter Marin – Sestriere Mayor “ We face this new challenge with much enthusiasm. Sestriere is known as skiing resort but we have much more to offer also during the summer season and this year we now have also the debut of the SuperMoto European Championship at 2.000 metres of hight”;
Gianni Poncet – Deputy Mayor and Sport and Tourism Council Member : “ A lot of motor sportive disciplines found in Sestriere a perfect venue, like the Rally Cesana-Sestriere and the Trial of the Nations and from now also the SuperMoto with this European prestigious event”.
In the photo: From left to right, Gianni Poncet – Deputy Mayor and Sport and Tourism Council Member, Danilo Boccadolce – XIEM CEO, Valter Marin – Sestriere Mayor, Ignazio Foradini – Turin Banca Consulia Director (partner of the event) and Francesco Rustichelli – Sestriere Council Member