On 3 December the General Assembly of the Federation Internationale de
LAutomobile kicked off in St Petersburg. The business portion of the event
boasts more than 50 events, which will determine world motor racing policy for
the upcoming year. The FIA General Assembly is
being held with the advisory support of the Roscongress Foundation.
FIA President Jean Todt (France) and RAF President Viktor Kiryanov will
officially open the Assembly at a reception at the Russian Ethnographical
Museum on tonight.
Special events are provided for media
6 December. Installation of World Champion cars on Palace Square in St
Petersburg for the official photo (Car family photo). Prize Giving Gala meeting
with Russian drivers 18:00 2018 European rally champions Alexei Lukyanuk and
Alexey Arnautov, and winner of the Intercontinental Drifting Cup Gyorgy Chivchyan.
Palace Square. Time: 15:0016:00
6 December. The Women in Motorsport international
meeting with the participation of women executives from Russian and
international automobile federations, leaders of automobile sport projects, and
race drivers. Guest of honour is world famous race car driver Michèle Mouton, the
prize-winner of the World Rally Championship. Michèle Mouton is head of the FIA
Women in Motorsport Commission. Cafe Singer, 28, Nevsky
Prospect, St Petersburg. Time: 11:3013:30 (journalists welcome strictly by
7 December. Press conference of International and
Russian Automobile Federation Presidents Jean Todt and Viktor Kiryanov. Astoria Hotel Conference Hall. 39, Bolshaya Morskaya. Time to be confirmed.
7 December. Motorsport World Champions Press
Conference. Astoria Hotel Conference Hall. 39, Bolshaya Morskaya. Time: 13:3015:30.
7 December. Motorsport World Champions award
ceremony (Prize Giving Gala 2018). St Petersburg Academic
Philharmonic. Red carpet, 18:0019:00
Media accreditation: (all confirmations are sent to the mail specified
in the accreditation request)
5 December, 10:00 to 18:00, Dom Zhurnalista, 70, Nevsky Prospect. 1st
floor. Press Centre.
6 December, 10:00 to 21:00, Dom Zhurnalista, 70, Nevsky Prospect. 1st
floor. Press Centre.