The FIA has announced that following its general assembly last week, president Jean Todt was re-elected for a third term at the helm of the organization. Standing unopposed, Todt was handed a third term in office unanimously by acclamation, and by a show of hands. The new mandate will see the continued development of the global federation of Motorsport and Mobility organizations until the end of 2021.
Todt said, “It is gratifying to have such universal support. I would like to thank all of the Member Clubs of the FIA for their support. I see this as a validation of the direction the FIA has taken under my leadership, and as encouragement to continue the program we have pursued over the past eight years.”
Reaffirming the FIA’s role as the governing body of motorsport worldwide, Todt added;
“From time to time, there are some who challenge this role, and I remind them that motorsport will always need a regulator, it will always need fair play, it will always require ethics, and it will always need an independent referee. This is the vital role the FIA plays and one it will continue to play in the future.”