Processes, Procedures and Regulations in Motor Racing Series (Motorcycle Sports)
The control and development of Motorcycling have been a prerogative, since 1904, of the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM).
There are 113 National Motorcycle Federations (FMNs) affiliated Members of the FIM.
In order to exercise its sports authority over the Continental Championships, FIM has recognized six Continental Unions (CONUs) as its geographical divisions.
At the level of the FIM World Championships and Prizes, motorcycle racing features six different disciplines.
Since 1998, FIM has made the Union Européenne de Motocyclisme (UEM), FIM Europe after 2010, responsible for the organization of the European Championships and Cups.
Now there are 47 National Motorcycle Federations (FMNs) which are affiliated Members of FIM Europe.
FIM Europe has the task of organizing the Championships and the Continental Cups for each discipline. At European Championships and Cups level, motorcycle racing features nine different disciplines.
The bodies of FIM Europe are as follows:
General Assembly: the supreme authority
Management Council: administration and management
Executive Board: day-to-day business
Councils: advance sporting and non-sporting guidelines and proposals
Commissions: research and define proposals for sporting and technical rules
Auditing Board: audits and checks budget application
Judicial Panel: handles disciplinary matters
Medical Panel: handles medical issues
FIM Europe’s Administration acts in accordance with the guidelines of the Management Council.