Jean Todt archive

Jean Todt?s Approval Rating VII 21st July 2010, 9:16

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.

Jean Todt’s Approval Rating VI 20th June 2010, 11:00

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.

Jean Todt’s Approval Rating V 21st May 2010, 12:59

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.

The Todt Vote IV (Poll) 1st April 2010, 8:03

Once a month we take a look at how FIA president Jean Todt is managing Formula 1 and ask whether the sport is going in the right direction on his watch. Join in the debate and cast your vote below.

Jean Todt’s Approval Rating II (Poll) 7th February 2010, 10:02

It’s still early days for the Jean Todt presidency – but we’ve seen a few telling developments at the FIA in the last few weeks. We’re monitoring Todt’s progress to see whether F1 fans think he is doing a good job. Join in below.

Budget cap architect Purnell leaves FIA 22nd January 2010, 11:25

Tony Purnell, who helped devise Max Mosley’s controversial budget cap plan, has left the FIA. Formerly a team principal at Jaguar, Purnell joined the FIA in 2006. Together with fellow technical consultant Peter Wright, Purnell was also involved in introducing 2009′s radical aerodynamic changes designed to aid overtaking. But the budget cap proposal proved more […]

FIA starts Briatore appeal but softens stance 11th January 2010, 16:25

The FIA has confirmed it will appeal the Tribune de Grande Instance’s verdict against its decision to ban Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds from motor racing. However it also admitted it would not prevent drivers managed by Briatore, such as Mark Webber, from competing in F1 as it had previously threatened: While the appeal is […]

Briatore’s victory gives the FIA a tough lesson in the limits of its power 7th January 2010, 10:38

The Singapore crash affair is by no means over: I cannot imagine the FIA letting Tuesday’s verdict in favour of Flavio Briatore lie, and Briatore himself has said he may bring further lawsuits. But now the verdict is out there and the principal players have all said their pieces, it’s time to take stock. The […]

Jean Todt’s approval rating (Poll) 3rd January 2010, 7:00

Another tumultuous year of F1 politics in 2009 culminated in Max Mosley’s decision not to stand for re-election, paving the way for Jean Todt to be elected his successor. Today we start a new series of articles on F1 Fanatic to monitor what Todt is doing for the sport and whether F1 fans think he […]

Jean Todt is the new FIA president 23rd October 2009, 18:59

Jean Todt’s victory in today’s FIA election is not likely to be greeted with a great deal of surprise. He was the preferred choice of outgoing president Max Mosley, and that clout was always going to count for a lot. Sure enough, Todt won with 135 votes to Vatanen’s 49, with 12 abstentions. The FIA […]