Intertek and FIM Extend Global Strategic Partnership for Race Fuel Testing Services

GENEVA--()--Intertek, a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, announces the official global partnership with the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) has been renewed until 2016. Intertek will provide fuel quality testing services for FIM race events along with additional expert services.

The new agreement builds upon the successful cooperation between FIM and Intertek during the past years, and extends the exclusive cooperation of Intertek as a provider of fuel testing services on behalf of the FIM for an additional three years.

As the exclusive provider of fuel quality and compliance testing services, Intertek supports official FIM fuel specifications and technical regulations during the motorcycle race season. Intertek fuel quality experts and mobile testing labs will provide key testing services on-site at the race tracks, and will be supported by Intertek’s global network of world-class fuel testing laboratories. Intertek personnel will be on-site at selected FIM events, performing real-time, on-track, fuel compliance testing, for Superbike, Motocross, Endurance, and other races.

As part of the strategic partnership, Intertek will assist FIM with fuel approval process support, as well as updating FIM management on updated fuel regulations and developing quality and testing standards.

Ignacio Verneda, Executive Director, Sport of the Fédération International de Motocyclisme, said:

“FIM has benefited from having Intertek’s fuel testing and consulting expertise, and we are pleased to extend this agreement for an additional three years. Intertek’s technical know-how and ability to provide quick results through on-track compliance testing is helping us to ensure a level playing field is maintained for all competitors.”

Stuart Roberts, Senior Vice President for Intertek’s Analytical Assessment global business line, said:

“Intertek is honoured to continue to provide fuel testing and consulting services to FIM. Our fuel testing staff is dedicated to helping ensure FIM meets its goal of competitive fair-play. Intertek’s global network of fuel testing laboratories and personnel will support FIM where and when needed.”

Learn more about Intertek’s FIM fuel testing services:

www.intertek.com/petroleum/fuel-testing-services/fim-motorcycle-race-fuel/

About Intertek

Intertek (ITRK.L) is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world, including fuel testing and inspection. Intertek people add value to customers' products and processes, supporting their success in the global marketplace. Intertek supports customers through its network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 36,000 people in more than 100 countries. www.intertek.com.

About FIM

The FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme), founded in 1904, is the governing body for motorcycle sport and the global advocate for motorcycling. The FIM is an independent association formed by 110 National Federations throughout the world. It is recognised as the sole competent authority in motorcycle sport by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Among its 50 FIM World Championships the main events are MotoGP, Superbike, Endurance, Motocross, Supercross, Trial, Enduro, Cross-Country Rallies and Speedway. Furthermore, the FIM is also active and involved in the following areas: public affairs, road safety, touring and protection of the environment. The FIM was the first international sports federation to impose an Environmental Code in 1994. www.fim-live.com

Contacts

Intertek Commodities Germany
Bernd Schwarz, +49 711 27311 447
General Manager
bernd.schwarz@intertek.com
or
Intertek Commodities
Erik Holladay, +1 713 407 3533
Global Marketing Director
erik.holladay@intertek.com
or
FIM
Isabelle Larivière, +41 22 9509568
Communications Manager
isabelle.lariviere@fim.ch

Intertek announces the official global partnership with the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) has been renewed until 2016. Intertek will provide fuel quality testing services for FIM race events, along with additional expert services. (Photo: Business Wire)

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Intertek announces the official global partnership with the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) has been renewed until 2016.

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Contacts

Intertek Commodities Germany
Bernd Schwarz, +49 711 27311 447
General Manager
bernd.schwarz@intertek.com
or
Intertek Commodities
Erik Holladay, +1 713 407 3533
Global Marketing Director
erik.holladay@intertek.com
or
FIM
Isabelle Larivière, +41 22 9509568
Communications Manager
isabelle.lariviere@fim.ch