David Ward
Sep 27

Formula 1 Announces New Concorde Agreement

Jean Todt and Bernie Ecclestone close in on the new Concorde Agreement. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

and close in on the new Concorde Agreement. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

The says that the agreement between the governing body and FOM that sets the framework for the new Concorde Agreement has come into force, and that it provides for a boost in funds for the governing body.

The news comes as the World Motor Sport Council gathering kicks off in Dubrovnik and the timing gives Jean Todt a handy PR boost as the election battle begins to ramp up.

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Sep 23

FIA Election Battle Heating Up

David Ward

of the Foundation. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

The battle for the FIA presidency continues to ramp up as candidate David Ward has engaged in a battle of letters with one of ’s key supporters.

Ward has maintained from the start that Todt acted improperly by getting letters of support from the FIA regions while travelling the world on FIA business.

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Sep 10

Ward Accuses Todt Of Distorting FIA Election Process

David Ward

of the Foundation. (Photo Credit: LAT Photographic)

The battle for the FIA presidency between David Ward and has taken a new turn after the challenger accused the incumbent of “attempts to distort the FIA’s election process.”

Ward alleges that Todt used FIA gatherings around the world earlier this year to garner support for his campaign for re-election. Ward is filing a complaint to the FIA’s Ethics Committee about the matter.

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Sep 6

Ward Campaigns For FIA Pres, F1 Team Bosses Respond

Photo Credit: LAT Photographic

Photo Credit: LAT Photographic

presidential candidate has kick-started his campaign by launching a website containing his manifesto, which he calls an ‘Agenda for Change.’

The Briton has also written to member clubs in order to garner the support he needs to be formally nominated as a candidate for the December election.

Incumbent has yet to confirm that he is running again, although he is believed to have started campaigning behind the scenes.

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Aug 29

Jean Todt Has Challenger For FIA Presidency

Frenchman Jean Todt currently leads the FIA. (Photo: Getty Images)

Frenchman currently leads the . (Photo: Getty Images)

The FIA Foundation’s director general, , has resigned his post in order to challenge Jean Todt for the FIA presidency.

In a statement, Ward said: “After much careful thought I have decided to stand as a candidate in the 2013 FIA presidential election. The election period begins in September and it will be necessary for me to approach FIA members to secure nominations. In these circumstances I think that the correct course of action is to resign.

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