Articles tagged World Council

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Todt outlines his vision for Formula 1

Some four and half months into the job, FIA president Jean Todt hosted his first open press conference on the subject of Formula 1 at the Bahrain Grand Prix. And as if to emphasise that this is supposed to be a new era of consensus and accountability, Todt brought along his key team members with him, namely senate president Nick Craw, deputy president for sport Graham Stoker and deputy president...

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Matters of moment

One mishap too many Elsewhere in this issue, you can read of the myriad trials and tribulations that have soured Benetton's month, and there's little doubt that there are many who have little sympathy for the Enstone team. The black flag at Silverstone; the launch control controversy that arose at Hockenheim: the allegations of tampering with refuelling equipment that emerged in the wake of the...

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The Motor Sport Month - Formula 1 News

Todt defends engine choiceJean Todt is standing by the controversial 2013 F1 turbo rules, despite opposition from Bernie Ecclestone and most of the teams. Ecclestone has said that the new four-cylinder engines won't sound impressive enough, while the teams are concerned about a cost escalation, and in Ferrari's case claim that the engine does not project the right image for F1. Todt has stressed...

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Benetton in the dock

Pre-race revelations by the FIA in Hockenheim blew the cloud created by the HA World Council meeting in Paris, a few days earlier, into a storm of controversy that cast doubt on the credibility of the Benetton team's achievements in the 1994 FIA World Championship. After imposing a two-race ban on Schumacher and upping Benetton's fine to $500,000 in the wake of the Silverstone black flag incident...

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Step Forward, Men Of Vision

While the Formula 1 world is preoccupied with silly-season rumours about driver contracts, the sports-car teams have only one question to ask: will there be a World Championship in 1993? Clearly Peugeot is a key component, and at Donington Jean Todt gave an indication that PTS will continue to be involved in sports car racing until the end of 1994, providing FISA maintains the World Championship...

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Diary of a somebody

When Benetton left an FIA Court of Appeal on September 7, it brought to an end a series of controversies that had raged throughout the summer On the surface, August promised mild relief for Benetton, the potential consequences of Michael Schumacher's appeal against his two-race ban nothwithstanding. In the wake of the controversy fuelled by the flames in the Hockenheim pit lane, Schumacher's...

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Putting a brake on the nuclear option

When Rob Collinge climbed as high as fifth on the 1980 Safari Rally in a Range Rover, it was treated as light relief. The general view was that Collinge must have been some driver to set such good times in a lorry; that's how people looked at four-wheel drive in those days. When Hannu Mikkola rocketed into the lead of the 1981 Monte and then marched away with the Swedish in a works Ouattro, it...

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Modern times

Great Britain, Austria, German: three Grands Prix in four weekends. Not to mention a three-day Monza test, the first confirmations of 1999's driver signings, and FIA hearings in Paris. It's been a busy month for the boys. Those three races brought a third win on the trot for Michael Schumacher, two more McLaren one-twos, and 26 more championship points for Mika Häkkinen. But don't think you can...

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In Conversation with Max Mosley

Max Mosley is the chairman of FISA's powerful Manufacturer's Commission, and has a seat on the World Motorsports Council. Born to an illustrious family 50 years ago, Max's controversial father was once tipped as a future prime minister, while his mother took her place in literary circles. Mosley read physics at Oxford then practised law between 1964 and 1969, specialising in patents and...

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The month in MOTOR SPORT

JUNE 22: Gerhard Berger signs an extension of his Ferrari contract, ensuring his place in the team for 1995. 22: F1 teams test at the revised Silverstone; Michael Schumacher is fastest. The circuit gets a favourable response from participants. 23: Renault launches the Clio Maxi, its rallying kit car (top). 26: Despite a quadruple roll during testing the previous week, Giampiero Simoni bags BTCC...

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