FIM and Infront Moto Racing announce date and venue for FIM Snowcross World Championship

November 25, 2022

The FIM and Infront Moto Racing are delighted to share that the 2023 FIM Snowcross World Championship will head to Turkiye for the very first time.

The first FIM Snowcross World Championship in Turkiye will take place on 10-12 March 2023 under the auspices of the Presidency. As part of the Sports Tourism Development programme, various international events are being held in Turkiye and, for the first time, Kayseri – Erciyes will host the Snowcross World Championship in 2023.

The event, organised by the Turkish Motorcycling Federation and widely supported by the Kayseri Governor and Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality, will bring the world’s best riders together at Mount Erciyes with Kayseri Snowcross Centre being the most important winter sports centre in Turkiye.

In addition to the championships, the biggest Winter Festival in Turkiye will take place in Kayseri Erciyes. The festival to be held on 11-12 March 2023 will bring extreme sports fans and thrill seekers together at Mount Erciyes.

Last time that the SNX World Championship took place it was in 2021 in Rovaniemi, Finland where Peter Nårsa and Hilda Arnesson were crowned as the FIM Snowcross World Champion and the FIM Women’s Snowcross World Cup winner respectively while Gustav Sahlsten who was victorious in the FIM Europe Snowcross Championship!

Kayseri is a large, industrialised city in Central Anatolia and is located around 350km from the capital city, Ankara.

Mount Erciyes (3.916 mt) is the symbol of Kayseri and one of the most important winter tourism centres in Turkiye. One of the few venues with that high quality of snow, Erciyes Snowcross Centre enjoys the intensive attention of ski fans while being notably close to the city centre.