TEUTSCHENTHAL (Germany) – After Saturday's qualifying races Youthstream’s President Mr Giuseppe Luongo, FIM President Mr Vito Ippolito and FIM/CMS Director Dr Wolfgang Srb hosted a press conference to announce three new Grand Prix for next season. The FIM Motocross World Championship will travel to Ukraine and Mexico in 2014 and it will visit Brazil twice.
Mr Luongo explained that he was very pleased of having signed a three-year agreement with Mr Trebushkin Ruslan, Mayor Dimitrov, to host a Grand Prix in Ukraine in the Donetsk region. Mr Ruslan explained that the motocross track of Dimitrov has been recently renovated to host the MX3 rounds, but they will keep on working hard to have an outstanding Grand Prix in 2014.
On the other hand Mr Luongo explained that the FIM Motocross World Championship will travel back to Mexico in 2014 thanks to a new agreement with the well-known company RallyMex SportEvents, organizer of the FIM Enduro World Championship, the ISDE or the World Rally Championship among many other National and International events. The Mexican Grand Prix will be organized in Leon, the biggest city in the State of Guanajuato.
Mr Luongo also explained that thanks to the great cooperation with Romagnolli Promoções e Eventos in the last few years, Youthstream has been able to reach an agreement to host a second Grand Prix in Brazil. The event will be called Grand Prix of Estados of Goias and Mr Leandro Romagnolli explained that it will be also a big success because there are a lot of motocross fans in the area.
About Donetsk and Dimitrov
Region Donetsk is located in south-east of Ukraine and it has the biggest population in the country with 4,48 Million people with 130 different nationalities. It is a very developed area which is producing 20 percent of Gross Domestic Product of Ukraine.
Dimitrov is a city located in the region of Donetsk and in 2011 celebrated its 100 years anniversary. Motosports in Dimitrov have a long-term history and the motocross track was built in 1997 when Mr. Viktor Fjodorovich Janukovich was the governor of the region Doneck. In 2011 the motocross track was renovated to welcome World championship events.
About Guanajuato and León
Guanajuato is one of the best-communicated states in México, with a complete network of roads. Its rail network is located in the area of confluence of the main trade routes of the country, and by air it is well connected to the main destinations in México and the United States.
León is the biggest city in the State of Guanajuato, with 1.6 million inhabitants in the metro area, and is the fifth biggest city in México. In an area of 400 kilometers surrounding the city, there are approximately 50 million people, including the population of México City and the State of México.
León is near three of the most important tourist and colonial cities in México: Guanajuato, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; Dolores Hidalgo, the birthplace of the National Independence, and San Miguel de Allende, one of the most popular tourist and colonial cities visited by foreigners.
Situated in the central area of the country, Goiás has more than 340 square kilometers, accounting for 4 percent of the national territory. Over six million people reside in the state, which has 246 cities. Goiás is the Brazilian state with the largest grain production of the country. As for livestock, in turn, is constantly growing. Today, it has the third largest cattle herd in Brazil.
The state capital is Goiânia, with over a million people. By plane, the city is about a two hours from major centers such as Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, and 400 kilometers from the federal capital Brasília.