Tag Archive: FIA president Jean Todt

Jan 30

Formula E and FIA release first digital images of Gen2 car

“The cars will be faster and will have almost double the amount of energy storage capacity and double the range”

Formula E and the FIA have released the first digital images of the next generation car for season five showcasing the futuristic new-look of the electric street racing series, with the covers coming off the physical model at the Geneva Motor Show on March 6.

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Jan 30

Teaser: the next generation Formula E car

September 2013 was a seminal moment for us here at the ABB FIA Formula E Championship

It was the moment the world caught its first glimpse of the future – the world’s first full-electric FIA-sanctioned single-seater racing car – when Formula E Founder and CEO Alejandro Agag and FIA President Jean Todt pulled the covers off at the Frankfurt motor show. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 28

Teaser: the next generation Formula E car

September 2013 was a seminal moment for us here at the ABB FIA Formula E Championship

It was the moment the world caught its first glimpse of the future – the world’s first full-electric FIA-sanctioned single-seater racing car – when Formula E Founder and CEO Alejandro Agag and FIA President Jean Todt pulled the covers off at the Frankfurt motor show.

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Sep 21

Formula E brings racing return to Switzerland

Formula E set to make its debut in Zurich and bring circuit racing back to Switzerland on June 10

The FIA Formula E Championship will once again make history in the upcoming season – bringing circuit racing back to Switzerland for the first time in over 60 years, with the inaugural Zurich E-Prix set to take place on June 10.

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Jul 31

Champion di Grassi crowned at Montreal Gala

Formula E – Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix

New Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi was officially crowned at the end of season awards gala in Montreal.

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Jun 22

New FIA and Pirelli Four-Year Agreement in support of the FIA Action For Road Safety Campaign

Pirelli will promote the FIA’s ’10 Golden Rules’

2016-06-22 - New FIA and Pirelli Four-Year Agreement in support of the FIA Action For Road Safety Campaign One of the primary goals of the campaign, launched in support of the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020, is to educate and better inform road users on the importance of respecting the rules of the road. According to the World Health Organisation, road crashes are today the number one killer worldwide of people aged between 15 and 29. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

FIA President Jean Todt says bringing canopies into motorsport to improve cockpit safety must be done carefully and to what is practical

Todt careful in safety canopy investigations

2015-06-07_1820 FIA President Jean Todt says bringing canopies into motorsport to improve cockpit safety needs to be looked at very carefully to understand what is practical. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

FIA president Jean Todt gets UN role

He will assist the UN Secretary General in mobilising sustained political commitment towards road safety.

2014-06-14-1001 FIA president Jean Todt, the man who had the vision of creating an all-electric racing series – has been appointed as Special Envoy for Road Safety by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Mercedes battle rages on Red Bull turf

Since buying the defunct A1-Ring in 2004

Dietrich Mateschitz 02 Red Bull’s Dietrich Mateschitz has ploughed a quarter of a billion euros into the Austrian grand prix, the local Salzburger Nachrichten newspaper claims. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

Todt wants Michelin back in F1 – report

A German magazine is reporting that FIA president Jean Todt wants Michelin to consider returning to formula one

Jean Todt (DR)MichelinPirelli’s three-year contract as the sport’s official sole supplier ends next season, with boss Paul Hembery indicating that an extension is not guaranteed. Replying to a direct question on Twitter about Pirelli’s plans for F1 beyond 2013, Hembery said recently: “If they (F1) want us and if the economy stays sane, yes (we will stay).” Read the rest of this entry »

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May 26

Briatore admits working on alternate F1 rules

Flavio Briatore could be central to F1’s future.

Flagworld - F1Briatore QPR footThe Italian, who was ousted and banned from the sport amid the ‘crashgate’ scandal a few years ago, was back in the paddock in Monaco on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 10

Vettel says McLaren ‘the team to beat’

McLaren remains “the team to beat” despite the topsy-turvy outcome of the recent Malaysian grand prix.

2012-03-23 - Malaysian Grand Prix - Sebastian Vettel 2990232012-03-24 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Malaysian Grand Prix - Jenson Button 03That is the claim of reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel, having slumped to sixth in the drivers’ standings after a dire weekend in Malaysia. The formerly-dominant Red Bull driver now lags a Ferrari and even a Sauber, after Fernando Alonso and the unlikely Sergio Perez proved the cream of the slippery Sepang circuit.

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Mar 11

Drivers and kids good as gold

FIA Action for Road Safety

FIA President Jean Todt joined the stars of the FIA World Touring Car Championship who came out in force in Monza, Italy on Friday and Saturday in support of FIA Action for Road Safety and to show the next generation of road users in Milan that skilled driving is about more than pace and power. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Teams consider single in-season test for 2012

F1 teams are close to agreeing to a single in-season circuit test for 2012

FIA_GE09_012FOTAFIA president Jean Todt recently denounced the current total ban as “stupid”, preceding a meeting of the teams alliance FOTA at the Nurburgring at the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 02

Ferrari signs Jules Bianchi

Jules Bianchi has signed a long-term contract with Ferrari

Bianchi will continue his race towards formula one with a GP2 seat with the ART team in 2010. The 20-year-old Frenchman is managed by Nicolas Todt, who also handles Felipe Massa, owns the ART outfit and is the son of the former Ferrari boss and FIA president Jean Todt. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

FOTA chief issues Todt plea

To be “open and constructive” in dealing with his organisation

Formula One Teams’ Association chairman Luca di Montezemolo has urged new FIA president Jean Todt to be “open and constructive” in dealing with his organisation. Read the rest of this entry »

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