World RX shortlisted for BT Sport Industry award

Winner will be announced in April

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has been shortlisted for a prestigious BT Sport Industry 'Governing Body of the Year' Award which recognises achievements from a single sport governing body, or operator of a league or competition.

It will be announced whether World RX, which is promoted by IMG, has won an award at the annual, star-studded ceremony in London on Thursday 30 April.

The official shortlist was selected through an extensive steering process involving 83 key industry figures and 36 hours of intensive judging, fully overseen by Deloitte, the independent scrutineers of the BT Sport Industry Awards. The official shortlist will now go forward for consideration by the main judging panel, who will decide the winners in each category.

Made up of leaders from across the sport industry and the wider business world, each judge brings years of specialist expertise, as well as their wider industry perspective.

Nick Keller, Chairman, Sport Industry Group, said: "The level of work submitted this year has been higher than ever, signifying that securing a place on the shortlist is a huge achievement."

BT is the Headline Partner of the BT Sport Industry Awards, joining Official Partners Barclays, Deloitte and Eurosport. For the full BT Sport Industry Awards 2015 Official Shortlist, please visit www.sportindustry.biz

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