A year on from Todt's election

A year on from Todt's election

One year after Jean Todt was elected FIA president, Dieter Rencken looks at the governing body's status

Saturday marks precisely a year since Jean Todt replaced Max Mosley as FIA President - after the French former Ferrari team boss had his candidacy endorsed by the British barrister - and the original intention of this column had been to comment on the state of the sport's governing body (in general) and of Formula 1 (in particular) one year on.

However, while researching various issues came suggestions that Mosley is preparing some or other rebellion at the Place de la Concorde - where the FIA has its global headquarters, but better known as the scene of Queen Marie Antoinette's beheading in 1793 when the vast square went under the name 'Place de la Revolution' - come the governing body's next General Assembly meeting on November 5.

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