Superleague Formula seeks to confirm series title with FIA approval

08.06.2011: At the request of the FIA, Superleague Formula has removed all reference to the word “World” in communications surrounding its international series. This request and subsequent response are in recognition

At the request of the FIA, Superleague Formula has removed all reference to the word “World” in communications surrounding its international series. This request and subsequent response are in recognition of a regulation in the FIA Sporting Code which restricts the use of such terms at the discretion of the FIA in accordance with Article 24 of the FIA International Sporting Code.


Superleague Formula intends to apply to the FIA for a new title that reflects its intended international events, and the many nations that are represented in the championship, combined with the fact that many events are planned on at least four continents around the world during the next 36 months. 


Spokesman Robin Webb said
: “We apologise for the confusion in these name changes but it is important that we follow the correct FIA procedures. We are a Series that is ‘sanctioned’ by the FIA and this is important for Superleague Formula both in terms of safety criteria and the FIA being the ultimate body for Sporting justice and regulatory processes for our events.”


“We will apply for a title that reflects the current status of Superleague Formula and our international aspirations via the processes set out by the FIA. “




- Mark Thursfield -

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08.06.2011 / MaP

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