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Paolo Flammini… Medal of Motorcycle Merit

Medal of Motorcycle

The ‘Federação de Motociclismo of Portugal’ which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, had the pleasure of presenting the Medal of Merit motorcycles, Mr. Paolo Flammini, during the first European of European round of the FIM World Superbike (WSBK) Championship in Portimao.

The Portuguese Motorcycling Federation wishes to thank the key international leaders for their support in organizing successful SBK motorcycle events in Portugal.

Jorge Viegas – Federação de Motociclismo de Portugal’ President

"Our Federation and our circuits are indebted to Paolo Flammini and his brother Maurizio who have helped and supported us since 1993. They have greatly contributed to the success of our Superbike event in Portugal."

"On behalf of ‘Federação de Motociclismo of Portugal’, I am proud and pleased to present the Medal of Motorcycle Merit to Paolo Flammini for his support during all these years. To give him this award here in Portimao is also symbolic as was with a round of the FIM World Superbike Championship that we opened this circuit in 2008."

Paolo Flammini – CEO Infront Motor Sports

"I am really honored to receive this prestigious medal of merit from the Federaçao de Motociclismo de Portugal, a federation that has strong links to World Superbike. I will treasure this medal greatly, and I hope that we can continue to visit Algarve and this wonderful Portimão circuit for many years to come."

"We were the first event ever to take place here at the end of 2008 and since then this race has grown up in importance and has become an integral part of our racing calendar, with great satisfaction of our riders, teams and fans".


Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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