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Jean Todt has today (Friday) been re-elected as president of the International Automobile Federation (FIA) after standing unopposed for the top position at motorsport’s world governing body.
Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has said he has been asked to stay on for three years after the impending takeover of the motor racing series is completed by the Liberty Media group.
The Formula E electric car-racing championship has secured its first major investment from a US manufacturer after Faraday Future today (Friday) announced a partnership with the Dragon Racing team.
International Automobile Federation (FIA) president Jean Todt has suggested motorsport’s global governing body “should have complete control” over the Formula One motor racing championship.
International Automobile Federation (FIA) president Jean Todt has said that motorsport’s global governing body has engaged an independent audit company to demonstrate its governance is sound amid the problems currently being encountered by other sporting organisations.
Claire Williams, the deputy team principal and commercial director of the Williams F1 team, writes exclusively for SportBusiness International about the changing face of the sport.
Elisha Chauhan speaks to the man driving Formula E, Alejandro Agag, to find out how he thought the inaugural season panned out and what’s in store for the future of the electric racing series.
When the electric Formula E racing series was first launched, it aimed to plug-in to a new generation of motor sport enthusiasts. Industry experts reveal how successful it was in engaging fans.
Formula One tyre supplier Pirelli has put forward a fresh blueprint for Formula One that would revamp the motor racing series’ calendar into three distinct continental blocks.
The International Automobile Federation (FIA) has fired the latest shot in its battle to secure a cheaper alternative engine supplier to Formula One’s main manufacturers by commencing the steps towards an official tender process today (Friday).
The International Motorsport Federation (FIA) has struck a deal for Formel 3 Vermarktungs to continue serving as the promoter of its Formula 3 European Championship motor-racing series.
The IMG agency has announced the appointment of Paul Bellamy as the new managing director of the International Motorsport Federation’s (FIA) World Rallycross Championship (World RX).
The International Automobile Federation’s (FIA) World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) has given its approval to a new set of technical regulations that could lead to a major revamp of the cars used in the World Rally Championship (WRC).
The World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) is set to reduce the number of European races to four in its 2016 calendar, according to general manager of the motor racing series, Francois Ribeiro.
Formula One’s Strategy Group has given its latest update on plans to shore up the future of the motor racing series, stating that important decisions and “innovative evolutions” have been approved.
The International Automobile Federation (FIA) has commenced a search for a new Formula One team that could join the grid of the motor racing championship as early as next season.
Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff has revealed that Formula One’s current dominant team has been approached by three other constructors over the possibility of acquiring so-called “customer cars”.
The spectacle of refuelling during pit stops is set to return to Formula One in 2017 as part of sweeping measures designed to “improve the show” put on by the motor racing series.
Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has raised the prospect of a world championship for women staged during the motor racing series’ grand prix weekends, and has played down the prospect of CVC Capital Partners offloading its controlling shareholding in the sport.
The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has extended its strategic partnership with Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), creator and organiser of the Le Mans endurance motor-racing event, to continue their joint efforts to advance sports car racing around the world.
The International Automobile Federation (FIA) has confirmed the removal of the German Grand Prix from the 2015 Formula One calendar amid claims from the motor-racing series’ reigning world champions, Mercedes, that they tried to retain the race.
Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation (QMMF) president Nasser bin Khalifa al-Attiyah has said the nation is close to agreeing a deal to host a Formula One race.
The Marussia Formula One team, which folded towards the end of last season, is reportedly close to securing new investment that would allow it to return to the motor-racing championship for the 2015 campaign.
Qatar’s plans to secure a Formula One race have been boosted with the approval of the development of a new street circuit in the city of Lusail, according to the Autosport website.
The Belgian Grand Prix appears set to remain on the Formula One calendar beyond this year after Jean-Claude Marcourt, Economics Minister for the region of Walloon, gave his approval for a contract extension of the race at the famous Spa-Francorchamps circuit.
The Korean Grand Prix has been dropped from the calendar for Formula One’s 2015 season, but intrigue remains around the campaign’s final make-up with motorsport’s global governing body, the FIA, stating that the calendar will retain a record 21 races.
The Korean Grand Prix is set to return to the Formula One calendar in 2015 after being listed as a surprise inclusion on a provisional calendar that swells to a record 21 races.
Margrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for Competition, will “look into” allegations by British politician Anneliese Dodds that the FIA, motorsport’s global governing body, may have breached an anti-trust settlement by holding a stake in the Formula One world championship, according to Forbes.
Teams competing in the inaugural season of the new Formula E motor racing championship have formed a new collective that will allow them to jointly discuss matters with stakeholders in the series.
The FIA, motorsport’s global governing body, has waded into the crisis surrounding Formula One teams Caterham and Marussia by stating their slide into administration reinforces the need for cost-cutting measures in the sport.
Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has said that a decision over a future make-up for the motor racing series involving a 24-car grid with a number of teams running third cars is likely to be made by the middle of October.
Formula One will run its equal longest schedule in 2015, with the Mexican Grand Prix handed a date of November 1 on the 20-race calendar for its return to the motor racing series.