FIA President Jean Todt met with promoters of major FIA circuit championships at the Monaco Grand Prix to discuss greater collaboration on race calendar planning for the future.
Todt and FIA Secretary General for Sport, Peter Bayer welcomed Formula One’s Managing Director of Motorsports Ross Brawn and Global Director, Promoter and Business Relations Chloe Targett-Adams, FIA World Endurance Championship CEO Gerard Neveu and Formula E Holdings CEO Alejandro Agag in Monaco.
Following discussions of the current calendars the group agreed to work towards a better alignment of all motor sport championship schedules in the coming seasons.
Commenting on the progress made, FIA President Todt said: “In close collaboration with its Promoters, the FIA has in recent years worked hard to build and consolidate a wide variety of championships that provide great entertainment for motor sport fans,” said Mr Todt.
“As such, it is important that everyone involved in our championships works towards ensuring that fans have every opportunity to enjoy our championships to the full.
“Today, in collaboration with our partners, we have begun the process of harmonising our sporting calendars and I look forward to continuing this effort as we define our championship schedules for next season and beyond,” added Todt.
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