Korea and Abu Dhabi receive FIA awards The FIA’s annual Prize Gala took place in Monaco Friday evening. Alongside the FIA champions, two trophies were presented for best promoter and best race broadcaster.
The Korean Grand Prix received the Race Promoters’ Trophy. The award recognizes the state-of-the-art Korean International Circuit which hosted its inaugural grand prix this year.
The award was collected by Yung Cho Chung of the Korea Automobile Racing Association.
Yung Cho Chung said: “It is a great honor to receive this award on behalf of all of those involved in the first Korean Grand Prix. I sincerely thank all of the people who helped to make the event such a success, leading to us receiving this wonderful trophy this evening.”
The Race Broadcaster’s Trophy was presented jointly to Abu Dhabi Media Company and FOM for their outstanding coverage of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The twilight concept and magnificent setting of the event proved popular with television viewers. The award was presented to Mr. Dean Locke of Formula One Management.
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