Nigel Mansell, Williams, 2011

Fittipaldi and Mansell on new Drivers’ Commission

2013 F1 seasonPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Nigel Mansell, Williams, 2011The FIA World Motor Sports Council has approved the inauguration of a new Drivers’ Commission.

The sport’ governing body said it will represent “the rights and interests of drivers across the disciplines”.

Among its members are two-times world champion Emerson Fittipaldi, who serves as its president.

He is joined by 1992 world champion Nigel Mansell, fellow F1 drivers Emanuele Pirro and Karun Chandhok, and former Marussia test driver Maria de Villota.

FIA Drivers’ Commission members

Role Driver Country
President Emerson Fittipaldi Brazil
Vice-president Sebastien Loeb France
Single-seaters Nigel Mansell United Kingdom
Karun Chandhok India
Maria de Villota Spain
Sports cars, GTs and touring cars Emanuele Pirro Itay
Yvan Muller France
Adrian Fernandez Mexico
Rally and cross-country rally Nasser Al Attiyah Qatar
Marcus Gronholm Finland
Daniel Elena Monaco
Other disciplines Kenneth Hansen Sweden
Danilo Rossi Italy
Keiko Ihara Japan

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