The Republic of San Marino, the Emilia-Romagna Region and the administrations of the Rimini Riviera, which since 2007 have been alongside Misano World Circuit for the organization of MotoGP in Riders’ Land, the ‘heart race’, look to the future with great confidence. of the Motor Valley. At the headquarters of the Secretariat of State for Work and Sport, the promoters of the MotoGP Grand Prix of San Marino and the Rimini Riviera put together with the CEO of Dorna Sport Carmelo Ezpeleta, the signatures on the renewal of the contract which places as new horizon 2026. A standard agreement, 3 + 2, which guarantees the territory one of the most popular sporting events in the world and an induced, at full capacity as expected, will return again from next September, of about 65 million euros, almost 15 times the cost of securing it.
Present, together with Carmelo Ezpeleta, the Secretary of State for Work and Sport of the Republic of San Marino Teodoro Lonfernini, the President of the Province of Rimini Riziero Santi, the Mayors Fabrizio Piccioni of Misano, Jamil Sadegholvaad of Rimini, Renata Tosi of Riccione , the Councilors Andrea Belluzzi for Cattolica and Cristiano Mauri for Bellaria-Igea Marina. For the Misano World Circuit, the President Luca Colaiacovo, the Chief Executive Officer Mariano Spigarelli and the General Manager Andrea Albani. For the next edition, which will be held from 2 to 4 September, there are the conditions to return to the numbers of the exciting pre-health emergency editions. The objective behind the synergistic initiative does not change: to promote an extraordinary sporting event to pay off the proposal of the tourism industry, with a product that is valid for international demand to exploit its related activities and image. “This project born 15 years ago holds up over time as a demonstration of how well we have worked in terms of collaboration and synergy -explains Secretary of State Teodoro Lonfernini-. The organization of the MotoGP Grand Prix of San Marino and the Rimini Riviera is just one of the initiatives that see us collaborating with Italy, in this case with neighboring territories, for projects of mutual interest. The Emilia Romagna Region, the Province of Rimini, the Municipalities involved and the Misano World Circuit, together with the Republic of San Marino, will create an event that will return to the glories of past years with subsequent positive effects in terms of promotion, image and prestige “.
“Here we are heart and passion – Carmelo Ezpeleta said – organizational skills and a land with exceptional traditions in motorsport. The work being done here is better every year, this has become a milestone in the MotoGP calendar. Sponsors, team drivers and organizing the appointment with the San Marino and Riviera di Rimini Grand Prix with emotion and we organizers will be in the ideal condition to express the maximum potential “. “We are happy and proud to continue hosting a stage of the MotoGP in Misano, one of the world capitals of motorcycling -so the President of the Emilia Romagna Region Stefano Bonaccini-. An excellent result, the result of teamwork that we have been carrying out for years with all the institutions and entities involved in this project and which is also added to the return to the world calendar of the Formula 1 GP of Imola for the next five years. . Emilia-Romagna thus confirms itself as one of the few regions in the world that can host a world appointment of Formula 1, MotoGP and Superbike. On the other hand, we are the true global Motor Valley: here there is passion and competence with few equals in the world, distinctive features that make us known all over the world. We will continue to invest in this direction, convinced that sporting events of this level and caliber represent extraordinary engines of tourism promotion and an opportunity for economic development and an opportunity to show our riches and excellence to international audiences “.
“I am very satisfied and proud of the renewal of an agreement that for fifteen years has allowed us to organize a trial of the world championship at the Misano World Circuit. -said Riziero Santi, President of the Province of Rimini- and to have the eyes of the world focused on the territory of the Province of Rimini. An agreement in respect of which the Province plays a fundamental coordinating role. The Grand Prix of San Marino and the Rimini Riviera is, today more than ever, a strategic event for the tourism promotion of our territory, an event that is a demonstration of an organizational capacity that is recognized everywhere and that ensures a significant inducement to attendance and the tourist economy. The world championship is a particularly valuable piece of that mosaic of our land that is impressed on an international level in the collective imagination. After two years of arrest they seem to want it, it is also a sign of hope ”. “Today’s, here in San Marino, is a signature that looks to the future, certifies concrete commitment and transmits the trust of the entire group of promoters -these are the words of Luca Colaiacovo, President of Santa Monica Spa- the same that stimulated us, like Santa Monica SpA, to strengthen the Industrial Plan to equip MWC with infrastructures that make it increasingly rich in opportunities for enthusiasts and companies, as well as the place of memory of motorsport in the Motor Valley. We were ready in the emergency phase, organizing four editions in twelve months; now we are also for an ambitious horizon. The solid synergy developed in the area is an absolute guarantee “.
“Today’s meeting testifies that when there is an important event, the borders disappear and all together we know how to work as a team for the good of the territory -said Fabrizio Piccioni, Mayor of Misano-. I think that only in this way can we work on such prestigious initiatives and the results in terms of attendance and image confirm this ”. “We are happy to consolidate an appointment that for years has been a means of promoting our extraordinary territory – explained the mayor of Rimini and president of Visit Romagna Jamil Sadegholvaad -. The possibility of hosting a Grand Prix on our Riviera is also a precious opportunity for all the people of Rimini to be able to see in action and cheer, a stone’s throw from home, our talented drivers who, year after year, are putting themselves more and more. on show”.
“It is nice to see the agreement with which the components on the field agree on a project of this type -explained Renata Tosi, Mayor of Riccione- a project that involves a large area and its particularities. This immense sporting event for us becomes an immense tourist and promotional event. Thanks to those who are committed to guaranteeing its future ”. “Cattolica believes in this event and in the need to create a system to make its realization possible -these are the words of Andrea Belluzzi, councilor of the Municipality of Cattolica-. I would also like to underline the importance of the chosen date that allows us to extend our summer season “. “It is emblematic that all the administrators who sit at the table today hear this event for them -said Cristiano Mauri, councilor of Bellaria Igea Marina- Because we are many territories in a single territory that work for the common good, united by a passion for engines and a love for our land “.