Vito Ippolito has been re-elected as FIM President, marking the third four-year mandate for the Venezuelan, initially elected in 2006.

103 national federations took part in the election with Ippolito securing his victory by attracting 62 votes against the 41 votes for the only other candidate, Jorge Viegas from Portugal.

"I am extremely pleased to have been given the opportunity to continue in my role as FIM President and would like to personally thank all those who have given me their loyal support, not only today but over the last eight years," said 62-year-old Ippolito.

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"I feel the FIM has achieved much over more recent times, but we still have work to do and I am delighted that I will be able steer and assist the FIM as we look towards the future and the many challenges that we still have to complete over the next four years."

The FIM, founded in 1904, is the sanctioning body of the MotoGP World Championship and a member of the rule-making Grand Prix Commission alongside Dorna (commercial rights), IRTA (teams) and the MSMA (manufacturers).