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. Related NewsFerrari finally confirm Marmorini departureFormula 1 popularity meeting postponedPlenty to talk about as Formula 1 takes a breakFerrari deny that Pat Fry has been firedEcclestone offers €25 million to settle bribery caseEcclestone: We do not need FlavioCaterham to sue former staff for damagesF1 to look at rules to stop negativity says EcclestoneVilleneuve has fun making headlinesMercedes: We will not punish Lewis 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.