Todt unopposed for third term as FIA president

Jean Todt

Jean Todt is sure to be re-elected for a third term as president of Formula One’s governing body after the International Automobile Federation (FIA) said on Wednesday that no other candidates were standing.

The 71-year-old Frenchman took over from Max Mosley in 2009 and won a second four-year term in 2013.

The FIA said on its website (www.fia.com) that the former Ferrari team boss was the only candidate whose electoral list had been received by the official deadline.

The vote will be held at the Annual General Assembly on 8 December in Paris.

Formula One, with U.S.-based Liberty Media taking over the commercial rights last January, is entering a potentially turbulent period with team contracts expiring in 2020 and a new engine format to be agreed.

The following list for the FIA presidential election was released by the organisation and was the only list received within the time limits set out in the FIA Internal Regulations:

CANDIDATE FOR THE POSITION OF

SURNAME

FIRST NAME

FIA MEMBER CLUB

President of the FIA TODT Jean [not applicable]
President of the Senate GIBBONS Brian NZAA
Deputy President for Sport STOKER Graham MSA
Deputy President for Mobility WILLEMARCK Thierry TCB
VICE-PRESIDENTS FOR SPORT 

SURNAME

FIRST NAME

FIA MEMBER CLUB

Middle East BEN SUYALEM Mohammed ATC UAE
Africa THATTHI Surinder FISA
North America ABED José OMDAI
South America GARCIA REMOHI Carlos ACA
Asia-Pacific WAN Heping CAMF
Europe STICCHI DAMIANI Angelo ACI
Europe TOMCZYK Hermann DMSB

The election will take place during the FIA Annual General Assembly on 8 December in Paris.