As a newcomer, it is natural that you would have searched, read so many articles about motorsport in the internet. We have attempted to help you out in your understanding motorsport in India and globally.
Motorsports worldwide is divided in to two viz.
The two and 3 wheeler motor sports globally is governed by an organization called Federation Internationale Motocyclisme (FIM), headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. Visit www.fim-live.com for more information.
The Four and above wheeler Motorsports globally is governed by an organization called Federation Internationale de l’ Automobile (FIA), headquartered in Paris, Geneva. Visit www.fia.com for more information.
Both FIA and FIM organizations recognizes one organization per country to handle motorsports in that Country. The FIA calls such organizations as ASN (National Sporting Authority) and FIM calls it as FMN (National Motorcycle Federation).
The Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI), headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, is the ASN / FMN in India. FMSCI is also the National Sports Federation (NSF) recognized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India. FMSCI is also a member of Indian Olympic Association (IOA).
The FMSCI issues competition licenses, various sporting and technical rules and regulations, appoints officials to oversee events etc. to achieve its goal of promotion, control and governance of motorsports in India. Visit www.fmsci.co.in for more information.