Home » Latest » Business For Bernie In Croatia As World Motor Sport Council To Meet In Dubrovnik

Business For Bernie In Croatia As World Motor Sport Council To Meet In Dubrovnik

He has visited Croatia for pleasure a number of times, but when he comes at the end of September this year it will be strictly business. The most powerful man in motor sport, Bernie Ecclestone, will be in the southern Dalmatian city of Dubrovnik when the most powerful body of the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), the World Motor Sport Council meets for the first ever time in Croatia.

Thanks to the work of the Croatian Auto and Karting Association (HAKS), they have managed bring the Council meeting to Croatia. The World Motor Sport Council meets three or four times a year to consider proposals from specialist FIA Commissions. It has a current membership of 26, including FIA President Jean Todt and Formula One commercial rights owner Ecclestone.

“The Jubilee 40th Croatian Rally will be held this year in Porec. The race will be shown live on Eurosport and will be a world advertisement for motor sport in our country. Proof that Croatia is of interest to the FIA is the fact that their ruling body will meet in Dubrovnik,” said Marko Bolanca, president of HAKS, who added that investors would be in Croatia next month talking with members of the government about potentially building a race track in Bistra (Zagreb County).

Share on:
0 / 5 (0 votes)

Sign up to receive the Croatia Week Newsletter

Related Posts

2CELLOS Hit No.1 in Japan

More success for Croatian cello duo Luka Šulić and Stjepan Hauser – better known as 2CELLOS. This week the pair have been in Japan promoting their latest album ‘Score’ which is set to be released on 17 March. The album is currently available on pre-sale and it reached No.1 in Japan, ahead of the likes...

Croatia’s Best Restaurants for 2017 Named

Restaurant Pelegrini, located in the Dalmatian town of Šibenik, has for the third year in a row taken out the ‘Best Restaurant in Croatia’ award at the 2017 Dobri restorani awards held in the Croatian capital tonight. After behind closed doors voting from hundreds of top players on the Croatian gastro scene, the winners of...

Oyster Festival in Ston

If you are a fan of oysters and good wine then the town of Mali Ston, located at the south of isthmus of the Pelješac peninsula on Croatia’s Adriatic coast, is the place to be later this month. On Saturday 18 March 2017 the town will once again host the famous annual “Festival of Oysters”...

Push From Australian Fans for Vegeta Flavoured Potato Crisps

Fans downunder in Australia of the popular Croatian spice Vegeta are pressuring a leading crisps manufacturer to bring out a ‘Vegeta’ flavoured range. The Smith’s Snackfood Company, which is a British-Australian company best known for its potato crisps, have been receiving requests this week from fans urging them to being out a novelty pack of...

[PHOTOS] Jamie Dornan Arrives on Set in Dubrovnik

Jamie Dornan has been spotted for the first time in Dubrovnik on Friday, after arriving earlier this week, The Dubrovnik Times revealed. Fresh from Sunday’s 2017 Oscars, Dornan avoided waiting cameramen when he arrived at Dubrovnik Airport on Tuesday, but was spotted in town today. The 34-year-old is in the southern Croatian coastal city to...