Dec.8 - As the lights of Baku city illuminate the evening sky, the world of motorsport gears up for a night of glamour and recognition at the 2023 FIA Prize Giving ceremony, scheduled for the evening of Friday, December 8. Fans worldwide can join in the excitement as the event will be broadcast live on the FIA YouTube channel from 8:00pm CET.

This prestigious event, a highlight in the motorsport calendar, is not just a gathering of today's speed demons, but a platform that spotlights the emerging talents set to dominate the tracks in the future. It's also a heartfelt tribute to the unsung heroes behind the scenes - the tireless volunteers, officials, and Member Clubs who have been instrumental in orchestrating a diverse array of events throughout the year.

The enchanting city of Baku, known for its challenging street circuits that test the mettle of the best in Formula 1 during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, serves as the backdrop for this year's ceremony. The Azerbaijan Automobile Federation (AAF) and the City of Baku are playing proud hosts to the gathering of champions.

Lending their support to this grand occasion are prestigious partners including Rolex, Hankook, and Brembo. Rolex, a name synonymous with precision and excellence, continues its long-standing relationship with motorsport as the Official Timepiece of the FIA Formula One World Championship and the FIA World Endurance Championship. Hankook Tire & Technology is propelling automotive innovation forward, while Brembo leads the charge in the design and production of high-performance braking systems for elite vehicles.

FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem, in his statement, expressed his excitement and gratitude, "Tonight, in the magnificent city of Baku, we celebrate the champions of our sport. We extend our thanks to our gracious hosts, the Azerbaijan Automobile Federation (AAF) and the City Of Baku, and appreciate the unwavering support of our partners Rolex, Hankook, and Brembo in making the annual FIA Prize Giving Gala an iconic event."

Guiding the evening's proceedings will be sports journalists Harry Benjamin and Derin Adetosoye, the talented winner of the 2020 FIA Formula E Open Talent Call for Presenters. Their expertise and charisma are sure to add an extra layer of excitement to an already electrifying night.

As the motorsport world turns its attention to Baku, the 2023 FIA Prize Giving ceremony is set to be a night where speed, skill, and sportsmanship are celebrated in a setting as dynamic as the heroes it honors.

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