Todt facing rival as he bids for another FIA presidential term 24 July, 2013 David Ward FIA president Jean Todt could face a contender as he campaigns for another term in the top automotive post. The Times newspaper said the potential candidate is David Ward, who worked alongside Frenchman Todt’s predecessor Max Mosley. Ward is currently the director-general of the FIA foundation for the automobile and society. “This is not what I intended nor what I wanted, but I am certainly thinking about [standing for the position] because it is important to have a debate,” he is quoted. (GMM) Subbed by AJN. Tweet Related NewsMercedes teams against relaxing engine freezeWhiting: A driver should drive the car alone and unaidedSingapore Grand Prix: Team representatives press conferenceFerrari pay tribute to Santander boss BotinEcclestone reveals double points finale may be axedJohnnie Walker becomes F1 whiskey partnerTodt: I find criticisms of Ferrari today unjustMontezemolo: F1 results do not impact on car salesWilliams: We pushed the reset button, now we want more titlesProdromou: It’s fantastic to return to McLaren Spartacus Todt hasn’t been visible in F1. The tyres mess shows how poor the FIA has been under his stewardship. Mosley might have been a psychopathic megalomanic but he knew that running the FIA as a dictatorship was the only way to get agreement with competitive teams.