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Talks stall with FIM and event organizers

Updated: February 25, 2002, 3:59 PM ET
Reuters

GENEVA -- A proposed breakaway of three events in the masters of endurance series will not be sanctioned by the International Motorcycling Federation (FIM), the sport's world governing body said.

Organizers of the three events -- the Le Mans 24 Hours, the Liege 24 Hours and the Bol d'Or -- want to join forces for their own series after they failed to reach an agreement with promoters Octagon Motorsports.

But FIM said at its two-day conference meeting in Geneva that it would not issue ...

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