Michael Schumacher has been appointed as the drivers’ representative on the FIA’s Circuits Commission.
The Circuits Commissions reports to the World Motor Sports Council on – you guessed it – matters to do with circuit design, particularly safety.
Schumacher has played a role in circuit design before and helped design the Veedol-S chicane at the new Nurburgring.
Meanwhile Alan Donnelly, formerly the FIA’s permanent steward, has been appointed the FIA President?óÔé¼Ôäós official representative to the Manufacturers’ Commission.
This group’s brief is to “examine strategic sporting and mobility matters relating to the broad range of the FIA?óÔé¼Ôäós activities.” It includes board level representatives of car manufacturers involved in motor racing.