SLOVAKIA GEARS UP FOR 90TH ISDE
The countdown to Košice has started, the ISDE heads to Slovakia in three months time…
Anticipation surrounding this years FIM International Six Days’ Enduro (ISDE) continues to grow with now less than three months to go before the 90th edition of this historic event is hosted in the city of Košice from 7 to 12 September 2015.
At a recent press conference held in the city the organisers shared the latest information regarding their preparations, key news and on going plans on the lead up to the event itself, this is as follows:
Whilst this will be the first time that the ISDE has been held in Košice, it is the fifth time the ISDE competition will be played out on Slovakian soil. A total of thirty-two countries will be represented at this year’s ISDE with just fewer than six hundred riders having been accepted in what was an oversubscribed entry process.
Amongst the many nations, the host country will be well represented with teams entered into the three main categories – World Trophy / Junior Trophy / Women’s Trophy. Stefan Svitko will have the honour of leading the World Trophy team. In addition the hosts will also welcome no less than twelve club teams from their nation to take part in this year’s ISDE.
After fifteen months of preparation the SC ENDURO Club and Slovakian Motorcycle Federation, also recently welcomed the FIM TV crew for their pre-event inspection, who were also in attendance at the press conference. They got an opportunity to see first hand the excellent facilities at the start / finish area and the paddock, plus to get an overview of the course in the wooded areas that are nearby to the shopping complex that will form the hub of the event.
Prior to the action itself getting underway on 7 September, the official opening ceremony will take place in the city. The six days of competition will be brought to a climax on 12 September at the final motocross test.
Tickets for the finale are already on sale priced at €7.00 in advance and €10.00 on the day, with discounted tickets for children and other concessions priced at €4.00