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Jean Todt to stand again as the FIA President

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Jean Todt was initially elected President of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) on 23 October 2009, and was re-elected on 6 December 2013.

Again he standing this year for a third term as president of FIA. The 71-year-old Frenchman made the announcement in a letter to FIA club presidents, which he also posted on his Twitter feed.

Todt, a former Ferrari boss who led the team to multiple championships with Michael Schumacher, took over from Max Mosley, a Briton, in 2010 and won a second term in 2014.

“Over coming months, my team and I will lay out our detailed program for the term ahead,” he said.

Formula One is facing significant change with U.S.-based Liberty Media taking over as commercial rights holders in January and ousting former supremo Bernie Ecclestone, who had run the sport for CVC Capital Partners.


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