It is now clear that GGN will be part of this new super series and this means that some of the best drivers in the world will come to the GGN and Tofta shooting range in October.
"Once we have finished the deal with the GGN brand, we can invest even further and think about the development of the competition," said Conny Bohlin, CEO of Nordic Sport & Event. This will benefit motor racing in the Nordic region and it is entirely in our line forwards.
"With countries such as Romania, Portugal, Austria, France, Poland, The Netherlands, we now enter our Gotland in this new venture made from Austria.
"We got the question a while ago but have not been able to start the negotiations until we had the deal ready with GGN, Conny continues. 2018 will be an exciting year with some news.
WORLD ENDURO SUPER SERIES TO LAUNCH IN 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wels, Austria - December 6, 2018 - WESS Promotion GmbH, a newly established sports organization and promotions company, are pleased to announce the creation of an exciting, new multi-discipline, motorcycle championship for professionals and amateurs alike. A premium offroad championship, the World Enduro Super Series vil bringe sammen mange af verdens beste og mest synlige arrangementer, og vil årligt crown the ultimate enduro champion.
Tea WESS, The World Enduro Super Series is a global enduro championship that will combine many of the world's most well-established and well-supported enduro events. The series will include Hard Enduro, Classic Enduro, Cross-Country and Beach Racing style events, where all enduro athletes are free to compete on their preferred make and size of motorcycle. Alle begivenheder vil beholde deres unikke ånd og regler, og vil forblive 100% independent, med en ensartet punktsystem, der gælder for alle begivenheder.
Combining today's various competitive enduro formats, the World Enduro Super Series Will harness the true potential of enduro sport, channel media and fan interest while also giving the wider motorcycle industry and event sponsors a larger communications platform.
To ensure a quality line-up of events the World Enduro Super Series will be an eight-round championship in 2018, with strategic international growth planned for 2019. The series will start in May in Portugal with Extreme XL Lagares - an exciting race that characterizes the popular, modern style of enduro competition included in the WESS. Also featuring iconic and well-established Hard Enduro events such as the Erzbergrodeo Red Bull Hare Scramble and Red Bull Romaniacs, the series will also feature Classic Enduro races in countries where traditional, time-card events are commonplace. The series will include key beach races such as Red Bull Knock Out in The Netherlands together with Cross Country events.
Tea World Enduro Super Series Website iRideWESS.com will be the central information hub for WESS, og sammen med serienes sosiale medier feeds vil sikre positive digitale medier engagement. It will feature official championship and event news plus series standings, event entry info, videos and more. iRideWESS.com will officially launch on February 11, 2018, three months before the start of the championship. iRideWESS.com is live and holds key championship and contact information.
WORLD ENDURO SUPER SERIES - 2018 SCHEDULE
Rnd 1. Extreme XL Lagares (Portugal) May 18-20
Rnd 2. Erzbergrodeo Red Bull Hare Scramble (Austria) May 31 - June 3
Rnd 3. Trefle Lozerien AMV (France) June 8-10
Rnd 4. Red Bull Romaniacs (Romania) July 24-28
Rnd 5. Red Bull 111 Megawatt (Poland) September (Date TBC)
Rnd 6. TBA
Rnd 7. Gotland Grand National (Sweden) October 26 / 27
Rnd 8. Red Bull Knock Out (The Netherlands) November 10
Philipp Stossier - WESS Managing Director: "We are hugely excited to announce the creation of the World Enduro Super Series. To us enduro means many things, but most importantly it represents the inclusion of competitors, diversity of events and terrain and a considered mix of authenticity and modernity - all elements that sit at the very heart of WESS. Enduro racers have always needed to have a very wide skill base - the great champions of the past have long combined speed, endurance, technical ability, determination and the willingness to rise to a new challenge. Irrespective of the event, these attributes will be required by all competitors in all WESS events. We're not reinventing the wheel, we're bringing together well-established enduro competitions, run the way they've always been run, on a larger communication platform to ensure enduro sports receives the focused global exposure it deserves. "
Winfried Kerschhaggl - WESS Series Manager: "We believe this is a key moment for enduro sport. Over the last decade, enduro has evolved hugely, resulting in many highly-popular stand-alone events but also an increasingly divided scene for competitors, the media and industry. The goal of the World Enduro Super Series is to establish a competitive enduro championship featuring all kinds of events - Hard Enduro, Classic, Cross Country and Beach Racing. WESS focuses on competition, the integration of amateurs and challenging events, where true enduro values are needed. Riders need to have a broad skill set is key.
We erkennen dat aanzienlijke en duurzame werk, visie, passie en vastberadenheid is wat grote gebeurtenissen verbindt. WESS 2018 will bring both well-established, decades old and very traditional races together with younger events that embrace a very different dynamic in terms of race format. Together with Beach Racing and Cross-Country these competitions all fall under the umbrella of modern day enduro. All are important and are united under the World Enduro Super Series. "
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