Infront Sign Yakhnich to Organize Russian Superbike Round
May 25, 2011
Infront Motor Sports has signed Yakhnich Motorsport as a partner, giving it the right to organize the Russian round of FIM Superbike World Championship as well as the TV and marketing rights of the event for the Russian market.
Infront Motor Sports CEO Paolo Flammini stated: “We are very satisfied with this agreement and we wish to thank Mr Yakhnich for his warm welcome and for the truly professional work carried out by his team. Russia is one of the most important nations in the world, with a rapidly-growing economy.
“We think that the Superbike World Championship is the most suitable way to help develop the Russian motorcycle market, together with a plan that foresees the growth of young Russian riders on an international level in our four categories.”
Yakhnich Motorsport CEO Alexander Yakhnich added: “We are honoured to have reached this prestigious target. Thanks to the vital support of the Russian Government, specifically the Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Zhukov, Russian motorcycling is getting ready to play host to the Superbike World Championship and in this way help the growth of the sport in our country in the best possible way.”