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 representatives:
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 special invitation)
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.