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FIM E-Xplorer World Cup Signs Nine-Year Exclusive Partnership with Kankanala Sports Group for Indian Territory



FIM E-Xplorer World Cup, the pioneering all-terrain electric motorcycle racing series, is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking nine-year partnership with Kankanala Sports Group, securing exclusive rights for the Championship in India.

In a significant development for the championship's expansion strategy, the much-anticipated Season 2 will have India host the Championship’s finale. This milestone event not only underscores the growing popularity of motorsport in the country but also reflects the rapid rise of electric motorbike usage within the Indian market.

The nine-year agreement with Kankanala Sports Management establishes them as the official representative and promoter of FIM E-Xplorer events across India. The collaboration aims to leverage the burgeoning interest in electric vehicles and motorsports, particularly within the dynamic Indian landscape. Their commitment goes beyond hosting events; Kankanala Sports is set to push boundaries for the development and widespread inclusion of motorsport as a popular sport throughout the country.

FIM E-Xplorer is excited to be at the forefront of this transformation towards sustainable mobility.

Carina Munte, Chief Championship Officer and Co-Founder at E-Xplorer, said: "We are delighted to announce our long-term partnership with Kankanala Sports Group, a leading entity in the Indian sports landscape. This strategic collaboration not only marks a significant step for the FIM E-Xplorer World Cup but also aligns perfectly with the growing enthusiasm for electric motorbikes and motorsports in India. Kankanala Sports is well-equipped to elevate the profile of the FIM E-Xplorer World Cup in the Indian market."

Abhishek Reddy Kankanala, owner of Kankanala Sports Group, said: "This partnership is a testament to the exciting future of motorsports in India. We, at Kankanala Sports, are dedicated to elevating the profile of motorsports and creating a platform for enthusiasts to engage with this thrilling sport. We look forward to a successful collaboration with FIM E-Xplorer over the next nine years."

Valentin Guyonnet, CEO and Co-Founder at E-Xplorer, said: "India is on the brink of becoming the world's leading two-wheel market. Our enduring nine-year partnership is a testament to our commitment to a long-term vision, especially in collaborating with Indian motorcycle manufacturers. We are also looking to develop a national championship and other grassroots programs. Our months of collaboration with Kankanala Sports Group have filled me with confidence. They are the ideal partners to help us realise our ambitious objectives.

The FIM E-Xplorer World Cup and Kankanala Sports Management are gearing up for an electrifying journey, symbolising a new era for both electric motorbike racing and motorsports in India.



Valentin Guyonnet, Carina Munte or Deborah Tee

For all the latest E-Xplorer news visit the championship’s official website fimexplorer.com.

Note to Editors:

The E-Xplorer FIM World Cup is a cutting-edge, international electric all-terrain motorcycle racing series, founded by a team of visionaries, including Valentin Guyonnet, Carina Munte, Alejandro Agag, and Eric Peronnard. This event is the epitome of excitement, technological advancement, environmental sustainability, and adventure, catering to a diverse audience.

The competition comprises private and factory teams, with each team consisting of two riders of both genders. These teams will compete in a range of thrilling races, held at various locations, including city streets and natural terrains.

Get ready to witness the pinnacle of racing excellence at the E-Xplorer FIM World Cup.

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