The 2019 champion evening at the FIM Awards in Monaco. The Italians Valerio Lata, Mattia Guadagnini, Andrea Verona and Lorenzo Dalla Porta are among the winners.
Between November 30 and December 1, a hundred Federations gathered in Monaco. I FIM Awards, which rewarded all the champions of the season just ended. Among them we count four of our bearers, established in different disciplines. There were also awards to others, by the Grand Prix organizers at women's competitions, and also in these fields we find our country.
The youngest driver present at the awards ceremony is Valerio Lata, 14 years old, fresh 85cc Junior Motocross World Championship champion. A 2019 to be framed also for Mattia Guagagnini, class 2002, which won the 125cc Junior Motocross title (as well as being also the European category champion). The twenty year old was also awarded Andrea Verona, the new Junior Enduro champion, as well as the Moto3 champion Lorenzo Dalla Porta, the first Italian to win the title of this 'young' category.
This is for our colors, but let's not forget other samples. The MotoGP champion Marc Marquez, who had just worked, was missing, but the world-class Moto2 champion Alex Marquez, rewarded by Max Biaggi, was there. Jonathan Rea received a new Superbike king award, as did the new Supersport 300 champion Manuel Gonzalez. On stage also Jeremy Alcoba, Moto3 Junior World Champion, but we also count the world champions MXGP and MX2, Tim Gajser and Jorge Prado.
Two awards for both Bradley Freeman, who won in the EnduroGP and E1 World Championship, as well as Toni Bou, TrialGP and X-Trial World Champion. In the women's field, present Courtney Duncan, new WMX champion in the "sabbatical" year of the new mother Kiara Fontanesi. Also noteworthy is the six-time world champion Women’s TrialGP, the British Emma Bristow.
As for the FIM Women in Motocycling Award, this award went to MissBiker (the largest community of women bikers in Italy), which received eight nominations this year. Still Italy regarding FIM Award For The Future: the prize goes to Hobby Sport – First Steps IMF. As for the tracks, the FIM Environmental Award went to the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.
In addition to the aforementioned Circuit Racing Legend Max Biaggi, the Motocross Legend Joel Robert, the Juha Salminen Enduro Legend, was also present. The FIM Promoter Legend Carmelo Ezpeleta, Rob Rasor and Guy Maitre, FIM Family Legend, all awarded for their contribution. "An extraordinary evening" declared FIM president Jorge Viegas. "All the world champions together was special. After all the efforts made during the season, the right acknowledgments. "