Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA)

The K.M.R.C. local and International Rallies stricktly follow the rules and safety guidlines set by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and are run under FIA Regulations. In addition The Kuwait International Rally is also Round 2 of the FIA Middle East Rally Championship.

About the FIA

The Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) is a non-profit making association. It brings together over than 230 national motoring and sporting organisations from more than 135 countries on five continents. Its member clubs represent millions of motorists and their families.

One of the core responsibilities of the FIA is the development of motor sport worldwide. Through its national member clubs the FIA is involved in every level of motor sport and its remit extends to the millions of amateurs and professionals who enjoy motor sport in all of its variety.

The FIA has been dedicated to representing the rights of motoring organisations and motor car users throughout the world via campaigns and activities that defend their interests. On issues such as safety, mobility, the environment and consumer law the FIA actively promotes the interests of motorists at the United Nations, within the European Union and through other international bodies.

The FIA is also the governing body for motor sport worldwide. It administers the rules and regulations for all international four-wheel motor sport including the FIA Formula One World Championship, FIA World Rally Championship, FIA World Touring Car Championship, FIA Middle East Rally Championship and FIA World Endurance Championship.