TEHRAN (Iran News) –Nazemi elected Motorcycle and Automobile Federation of Iran president. In the presidential elections held at Iran’s Academy Olympic, Nazemi was elected for a four-year term till 2025. He was elected as head of the federation with 25 votes out of 38 votes in the second round.
He was working as the federation acting president since last year’s January.
Nazemi has already worked as a TV commentator and spokesman of Iran’s Ministry of Youth and Sport.
Iran has been chosen as the host country for the event, scheduled to be held in September, Mehr quoted Mahmoud Seydanlou, the head of Iran’s Motorcycle and Automobile Federation, as saying.
Negotiations with the president of Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (International Automobile Federation-FIA) have been fruitful, and Tabriz has been selected to host the competition due to its status as the Islamic Tourism Capital in 2018, he added.
After years of hiatus, Iran will also host a round of Middle East rally racing in the current year, Seydanlou added.
Iran will also hold a round of motocross competitions as approved by the Asian Automobile Federation, he added.
“Iran and a number of neighboring and Asian countries cannot take part in Formula One and Formula Two car racing, therefore the Asian Automobile Federation has provided the chance that each of these countries, including Iran, Azerbaijan, and Turkey, to host each round of these competitions on the regional level,” he added.
- source : Tehran Times