Jean Todt
Oct 11

F1: Teams And Drivers Pay Tribute To ‘Inspirational’ Maria De Villota

Maria de Villota was known for her courage, strength and determination. (Photo: Getty Images)

was known for her courage, strength and determination. (Photo: Getty Images)

The community pays its respects to Maria de Villota, who passed away Friday morning at the age of 33.

Her family led the tribute, stating: “Dear friends. Maria has left us. She had to go to heaven like all angels.

“We are thankful to God for the extra year and a half that he left her with us,” the de Villota family said, referencing a 2012 testing crash which left her with severe head injuries and resulted in the loss of her right eye.

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Oct 2

David Ward Says Jean Todt May Have No Opposition

David Ward Says Jean Todt May Have No Opposition

is the current president of the . (Photo: Getty Images)

FIA presidential candidate says that there may be no official challengers to Jean Todt, as a result of the incumbent locking in support.

In order to be officially nominated, Ward has to receive support from the various regions in the form of at least one vote for a Vice President of Sport on his ticket.

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Sep 27

FIA To Receive Extra Money – How Will It Be Spent?

The president of the International Automobile Federation (FIA), Jean Todt, will have to decide how additional income will be spent. (Photo: Getty Images)

The president of the International Automobile Federation (), , will have to decide how additional income will be spent. (Photo: Getty Images)

The FIA’s confirmation that the new Concorde Agreement will bring in extra funds has put a focus on how that money will be used by the governing body – and Jean Todt has now agreed to set up a ‘task force’ to that end.

A statement today underlined that the FIA will get more money from the new Concorde Agreement. “This agreement provides the FIA with significantly improved financial means to pursue its regulatory missions and to reflect the enhanced role undertaken by the FIA in the Motor Sport.”

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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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