Project title: Estonian Grand Prix 2018 / Nordic Championship Stage Funded
by: European Regional Development Fund
Brief description of the project:
Estonian Grand Prix 2018 / Nordic Championship stage takes place 28.06.2018-1.07.2018 in Pärnumaa, auto24ring. The program is approved for the following car racing classes: BMW Extreme, Legends, Porsche GT Cup Challenge, V8 Thunder, GT Open. In addition to car racing, two class of motorcycles Superstock 600 and Superbike have been added to the program in cooperation with the drivers of the Estonian Motorcycle Federation.
Objectives and expected results:
The objectives of the project are to prepare and conduct the Northern European Championships in the car circuit on the car 24th circuit in Pärnu County. Organise the best-known FIA (International Automobile Association) calendar title competition for both cars and motorcycles and introduce Estonia and our motorsport traditions internationally to competitors, spectators and television audiences. The result of the project has been a high-level competition, full of visitors, which has led to the introduction of Estonia as a high-level major competition organiser and our motorsport traditions internationally for competitors, spectators and television audiences. The large international competition organised has had a positive impact on the economic development of Pärnu County and estonia as a whole, including tourism.
Amount of aid: 65 000 €