Tag Archive: Jean Todt

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 »

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 »

Jan 20

V6 turbo hybrids set to stay as engine cost cuts agreed

All new agreements will still need to be ratified by the World Motorsport Council.

V6 turbo hybrids set to stay as engine cost cuts agreedF1 teams and the FIA agree to engine cost cutting measures in return for the V6 Hybrid power units to stay in play until 2020, it is understood. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Dec 17

Ferrari prepared to quit F1 over mandate move

Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne says he would be prepared to pull the manufacturer out F1

2015-10-24_39752 Ferrari doesn’t accept the mandate handed to Bernie Ecclestone and Jean Todt, warning it could quit the sport if it leads to sweeping changes. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Ecclestone: Ferrari is challenging mandate move

However, Ecclestone remains unconcerned if the matter is taken further

Ecclestone: Ferrari is challenging mandate moveBernie Ecclestone says Ferrari has written a letter to the FIA complaining that it doesn’t have the right to hand down a mandate that could give the F1 supremo and the governing body pivotal power in decision-making processes. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

Presidents Todt and Ippolito join the ERC celebrations

“It felt good to gather the touring car, rally and endurance bike families tonight in Paris for the first Eurosport Events’ Motorsport Awards”

Presidents Todt and Ippolito join the ERC celebrationsThe Presidents of the governing bodies of four and two-wheel motorsport were united in celebrating the achievements of several leading international drivers and riders at the inaugural Motorsport Awards by Eurosport Events. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

FIA confirms 2016 calendar in World Motor Sport Council decisions

FIA announces World Motor Sport Council decisions

2015-10-25The World Motor Sport Council approved, by a near unanimous number (just one vote against), a mandate for the FIA President, Jean Todt and the Representative of the Commercial Rights Holder, Bernie Ecclestone to make recommendations and decisions regarding a number of pressing issues in Formula One such as governance, Power Units and cost reduction.

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Dec 03

FIA, Ecclestone granted more F1 power

FIA President Jean Todt and Bernie Ecclestone are to be given fresh powers to govern the future direction of Formula 1

FIA, Ecclestone granted more F1 powerThe WMSC announces it is giving Jean Todt and Bernie Ecclestone a mandate to wield more power in the ‘decisions regarding pressing issues in F1’. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

FIA confident it can avoid two-tier engine performance split

“We are optimistic that we can propose one engine that will be much cheaper”

FIA confident it can avoid two-tier engine performance splitJean Todt insists it can ensure a balance of performance between two different engine concepts, but Toto Wolff doesn’t believe it is possible. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

Bakkerud wins italy RX as Peugeot-Hansen seals 2015 Teams’ Championship

Volkswagen Team Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson finished as runner-up

World RX Bakkerud wins italy RX as Peugeot-Hansen seals 2015 Teams' Championship Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud became the sixth different winner in the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy after triumphing at this weekend’s World RX of Italy.

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Sep 23

FIA renews promoter agreement for FIA Formula 3 European Championship

Jean Todt and Walter Mertes have signed the contract extending the present agreement

F3 - Walter Mertes, CEO of the Formel 3 Vermarktungs GmbH and FIA President Jean Todt FIA and Formel 3 Vermarktungs GmbH (subsidiary of ITR) sign an extension of their agreement regarding the organisation and promotion of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

“Formula E; mission accomplished” – Alejandro Agag

Series boss reflects on inaugural season

Series boss reflects on inaugural seasonLondon’s thrilling season finale last month brought the inaugural Formula E season to a close and with it the conclusion of three and a half years work to turn a vision from FIA President Jean Todt into a reality.

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Jul 13

Mercedes ‘sharpening pencils’ to address F1 engine costs

Toto Wolff insists that Mercedes will look into the feasibility of reducing the costs faced by customers buying its F1 engines

2015-06-06_1979 Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff says that Mercedes will look into the possibility of cutting the cost of F1 engines for customer teams, but admits that it would likely have a major impact on the manufacturer’s business model. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Todt willing to take control of F1 regulation changes

FIA President Jean Todt says he would be willing to accept calls to disband the Strategy Group

2015-06-21_0116Jean Todt says he is prepared to take control and determine the F1 regulations alongside Bernie Ecclestone, but isn’t convinced it would be popular amongst teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Piquet crowned at Formula E Awards Gala

Jack Nicholls & Jodie Kidd present awards at Natural History Museum

Jack Nicholls & Jodie Kidd present awards at Natural History MuseumNew FIA Formula E Champion Nelson Piquet Jr received his championship trophy in front of a packed audience at the Natural History Museum in London. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Todt convinced Renault, Honda will catch Mercedes

Jean Todt plays down Renault and Honda’s struggles, insisting they have the ability to catch Mercedes and Ferrari eventually

2015-06-21_0119Jean Todt says he is certain Renault and Honda have the ability to catch Mercedes and Ferrari, despite Christian Horner saying the sport cannot afford to the manufacturers struggling in this climate. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Todt vows to bring engine costs down

Jean Todt says he takes responsibility for the current cost of the V6 Hybrid power units, but says he is determined to reduce them

2015-06-21_0115 FIA President Jean Todt says he remains supportive of the current V6 hybrid engine regulations, but admits they have become too expensive and it is his intention to bring down costs for customers. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Mar 19

The 2015 season is go!

 Watch the video of the launch of what promises to be an exhilarating year.

Description de l'imageThe World Series by Renault launched its eleventh season at the Atelier Renault on Paris’ Champs-Elysées tonight, with Jean Todt, Alain Prost, David Coulthard, Sebastien Buemi, Nyck de Vries and Renault Sport management all in attendance.

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