Tag Archive: Jean Todt

Jan 09

ABB joins Formula E as title partner of electric street racing series

ABB and Formula E partner to write the future of e-mobility

Partnership is a first of its kind and will see ABB put its name to the newly-titled ABB FIA Formula E Championship.  Formula E is teaming-up with ABB in a ground-breaking new collaboration as the title partner of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship and putting its name to the electric street racing series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 09

Jean Todt re-elected FIA President for a third term at FIA General Assembly

Standing unopposed

2017-07-28_0032Jean Todt has been re-elected as President of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) at the organisation’s General Assembly in Paris today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 01

Michelin renews partnership with Formula E as Official Tyre Supplier

Michelin to continue support of electric street racing series supplying all-weather tyres as part of multi-year deal

Michelin has renewed its partnership as Official Tyre Supplier of the FIA Formula E Championship, continuing to provide innovative high-performance all-weather tyres as part of a multi-year agreement until the end of 2021. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 23

Todt set for third term as FIA president

Todt announced his intention to run for a third term as FIA president back in May

2017-06-11_0683Jean Todt is set to spend a third term as FIA president after being the only candidate to submit a completed application ahead of the upcoming General Assembly meeting in Paris. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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Jul 28

Porsche set to compete in Formula E from 2019-20 season

German manufacturer confirms its intention to enter Formula E in season six

(L-R) Oliver Blume, Alejandro Agag and Michael SteinerPorsche has today revealed plans for a factory-backed works team to compete in the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship starting in season six. As part of a new strategy and realignment of Porsche’s existing motorsport programme, the German manufacturer has committed to join Formula E from the 2019/20 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 04

Vettel escapes serious punishment for Hamilton clash – FULL VERDICT

Vettel was present at the meeting along with his Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene

2017-06-11_0680Sebastian Vettel will not face any further punishment for his part in the controversial coming together with Lewis Hamilton under safety car conditions during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 28

World Championship promoters meet to discuss calendar harmonisation

An important and fruitful meeting took place yesterday in Monaco to discuss harmonisation of sporting calendars in the future

World Championship promoters meet to discuss calendar harmonisationHosting the meeting was President of the FIA, Jean Todt, and FIA Secretary General for Sport, Peter Bayer, and they 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 Gérard Neveu and Formula E Holdings CEO Alejandro Agag. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 10

WTCC to embrace FIA Volunteers Day

“This is an opportunity to embrace the day as an occasion to thank all volunteers” – Jean Todt

WTCC to embrace FIA Volunteers DayThe first FIA Volunteers Day will take place on 12 May, celebrating those who dedicate their time to make motorsport possible around the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 16

New WEC agreement signed by FIA and ACO

“Endurance racing is a fundamental part of the history of motor sport” – Jean Todt

New WEC agreement signed by FIA and ACO Crédit photo Adrenal Media  WECThe Presidents of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), Jean Todt, and the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), Pierre Fillon, today signed a three-year extension to the contract for the FIA World Endurance Championship, taking the partnership between the two organisations through until the end of the 2020 season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 25

FIA vows to ‘work closely’ with Carey, Liberty

Change would have been ‘challenging’ for Ecclestone – Carey
Change would have been ‘challenging’ for Ecclestone – CareyFIA President Jean Todt says Formula 1’s governing body is ready to ‘work closely’ alongside new CEO Chase Carey following a managerial shake up at the top of the rebranded Formula One Group. Read the rest of this entry »
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Dec 04

WRC champions crowned at prize giving ceremony

The winners of this year’s World Rally Championship have been honoured in a glittering prize giving ceremony at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria.

Stars of the WRC joined winners from all FIA championships to collect their trophies at the annual gala show on Friday night, hosted by FIA president Jean Todt. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 02

Vettel not charged by FIA for outburst

After his ‘sincere apology and strong commitment’
Vettel not charged by FIA for outburstThe FIA will not punish Sebastian Vettel for his expletive radio messages to race director Charlie Whiting and Red Bull driver Max Verstappen at the end of the Mexican Grand Prix.
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Nov 01

Brawn lined up to succeed Ecclestone as F1 chief

Ross Brawn is reportedly ready to succeed F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone and has already signed a new contract with Liberty Media and the FIA

Brawn lined up to succeed Ecclestone as F1 chiefIn an interview with the Daily Telegraphy Brawn recently revealed he would be tempted to a move back to F1 but only in a role at the head of the sport and not part of a team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

“Formula E is a laboratory for racing” – Todt

“It is a completely new kind of technology in motoring”

The FIA Formula E Championship – the all-electric city street racing series – can act as a laboratory for the development of electric vehicle technology, according to FIA President Jean Todt. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

2017 World Rally Cars uncovered: Part 2

“The sport is always moving forwards”

In the second part of our look ahead to the dynamic new breed of World Rally Cars, we hear the thoughts of FIA president Jean Todt and WRC Commission president Carlos Barbosa. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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Apr 13

Boullier: F1 making positive step with qualifying change

The Frenchman was a central part of the F1 teams uniting and writing to Jean Todt and Bernie Ecclestone
Boullier: F1 making positive step with qualifying changeMcLaren-Honda racing director Eric Boullier says Formula 1 has made the right move for the fans by reverting back to the previous qualifying format and ditching the highly-criticised knockout experiment. Read the rest of this entry »
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Feb 17

Schumacher manager calls for ‘support and patience’

“Of course, Michael is not here and of course we miss him”

Sabine Kehm manager  Michael Schumacher “We know what has happened and cannot change it. We must accept it and hope that with continued support and patience, he will one day be back with us.” Read the rest of this entry »

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