Jan 16

Matton appointed FIA Rally Director

He replaces Jarmo Mahonen who retired at the end of 2017

Matton appointed FIA Rally DirectorYves Matton has been appointed FIA Rally Director and will take up his position at the Federation’s Geneva offices on 7 February. 

Belgian Matton will be responsible for the strategic vision of rallying and cross-country rallying at all levels, from grassroots to the highest level. He will also be responsible for the administration and regulatory management of the associated FIA championships and sporting commissions.

Reporting to the FIA General Secretary for Sport, Peter Bayer, Matton will be instrumental in liaising with all the sport’s stakeholders in order to optimise the attractiveness, efficiency and future sustainability of the discipline.

FIA President, Jean Todt, said: “Yves has a wealth of experience across many facets of rallying, which is important for its continued growth. He has great passion for the sport and his understanding of competition and management at independent and manufacturer levels will be a great asset to further securing the future development of our sport. I would also like to thank PSA Motorsport for making Yves’ transition to the FIA so seamless.”

The complete article here on fiaerc.com

source: fiaerc.com