FIM ASIAN MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP
The FIM Asian Motocross scene has been around for more than a decade. Upon the formation of the FIM Continental Unions (CONU), the FIM Asian Motocross (MX)/Supercross (SX) Championships is now one of the flagship events of the FIM Asia Motocross and Enduro Commission.
Recent developments within the sport include the international collaboration of the FIM Asia Motocross and Enduro Commission, the FIM, and the Motorcycle Federation of Japan (MFJ). Through this collaboration, the championship was able to secure several motocross machines from Japanese manufacturers to be used for all rounds of the FIM Asian Continental Motocross Championship events. Contracted riders composing of 10 national champions used these machines in the FIM Asian Continental Motocross Championship. The FMN 抯 of contracted riders are from Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Sri Langka, and Thailand.
The objectives of the FIM Asian Motocross Championship are as follows :
- To enhance and develop the event for the Asian CONU in Motocross and Enduro discipline and to have events that achieves coordination and popularity among the different host organizers and the FMN.
- To develop the Asian talent and to use the FIM Asian Motocross Championship as a stepping stone to the FIM Motocross World Championship Series and the FIM Enduro Championship events.
- To maximize the promotional values of the sport and to use the championship as a vehicle to promote closer ties for future events in the Asian region amongst the different FMN countries involved in the FIM and FIM Asia. To discover new countries willing to host the Championship and to develop the sport locally.
- To formulate Asia 抯 own CONU rules and regulations to suit the conditions in Asia and to develop the Asian Racing license, valid in the CONU for Asia.
- To organize an inter-continental CONU event, in line with FIM policies.
- To have motocross schools in all countries where the FIM Asian Motocross Championship Series is held.
The objectives of the FIM Asian Motocross Championship are as follows:
- Motocross and Supercross events has the highest level of thrills and spills that appeals to a wide range of spectators (35,000 spectators in some events) and sponsors. Over the past racing season, the FIM Asian Motocross Championship Series was globally broadcast to over 1.7 billion audiences through Star TV and ESPN.
- The FIM Asian Motocross Championship Series has a complete cast of contracted riders made up of national champions from selected Asian countries.
- Numerous motocross racing schools and clinics has been established and will continue to be established to hone the skills and expertise of Asian riders.