Two are already vying for the position of outgoing FIA president Jean Todt

Two are already vying for the position of outgoing FIA president Jean Todt

Jean Todt, president of the International Automobile Federation (FIA), will step down at the end of the year, bringing in a new person to head the federation in December. So far, two people, Mohamed Bin Sulayem and Graham Stocker, have indicated that they will run for the presidency.

Jean Todt has been president since 2009 (Photo: AFP)


Jane Todd He is already in his third four-year term as president of the FIA, which is the maximum under the current set of rules. The Frenchman said last year he did not want to stay any longer if the precarious situation brought on by the coronavirus pandemic provides an opportunity to continue, so there will definitely be a change of headquarters at the end of the year.

Former rally driver, Mohammed Ben Szulajem He announced his candidacy and was recently Vice President of the International Automobile Federation, Graham Stoker He indicated that he would run in the presidential elections. The latter joined the FIA ​​in 2001 when he was elected to the International Court of Arbitration, then, representing the United Kingdom, he became a member of the World Motorsport Council in 2004 and became Vice President of the FIA ​​in 2009, a position he held since Todd’s first election Once.

Stoker also supports Mobility Vice President Thierry Willemarck and FIA Senate President Brian Gibbons.

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