Jean Todt’s Approval Rating III

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Are you happy with how F1 is being run by the FIA president?

Once every month at F1 Fanatic we look at how the president of the sport’s governing body, Jean Todt, is managing the championship.

Join in by casting your vote below.

FIA developments since the last approval rating

New rules

The first announcement from the FIA in February was a series of new rules for 2010.

This included the approval of the new scoring system, changes to race penalties and, most controversially, a rule forcing drivers who qualify in the top ten to start the race on the same set of tyres they set their fastest lap time on.

Read more: 2010 F1 rules published: FIA changes post-race penalties and fuel declarations

New teams

The non-appearance of US F1 and Campos (now HRT) at February testing was bad news for the FIA’s plan to bring new teams into the sport. US F1 requested to be allowed to miss some races, but the FIA wasn’t having any of it.

Later Ferrari launched a broadside against the new teams which the sports governing body has not – yet – had any reaction to.

Read more: Ferrari?s latest FIA rant attacks ??Serbian vultures?? and Mosley?s ??holy war??

Entry list

Yesterday the FIA finally published the list of F1 teams and drivers for 2010. US F1’s name is missing from the list and so is that of Stefan GP, who lobbied to take their place but weren’t given the place.

The FIA pointed out that “it is not possible for a replacement team to be entered for the Championship at this late stage.”

Read more: US F1 officially out and no place for Stefan GP as 2010 entry list confirmed

Jean Todt’s Approval Rating: Vote here

Are you happy with how Todt is running Formula 1? What has he handled well, or badly? Are there any important issues which you think are being overlooked?

Rate his performance below and have your say in the comments.

As an F1 fan, do you approve or disapprove of the way Jean Todt is handling his job as FIA President?

  • Approve (53%)
  • Disapprove (24%)
  • No opinion (23%)

Total Voters: 1,092

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Jean Todt?s Approval Rating so far

Date Approve Disapprove No opinion
February 2010 57% 14% 29%
January 2010 55% 16% 29%

Jean Todt’s Approval Rating

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