AFL At Odds With Players Association AIS Sets Standards For Genetic Research Spanish Police Arrest 34 In Fixing Probe NRL-Assisted Clubs Hold Key To Chair's Future NRL, Grant Look To Restart League Talks British Basketball Bodies Reach Deal Jordi Bertomeu Open To Adding Teams IAAF Faces New Corruption Claims League Notes MPs Order Investigation Of Resale Tickets
Enter amount in full numerical value, without currency symbol or commas (ex: 3000000).
SBD Global/October 21, 2013/Leagues and Governing Bodies
RAC Launches Appropriately Cultured Clash With Formula One Partners
Published October 21, 2013
PRESIDENTIAL RACE: In Abu Dhabi, Gary Meenaghan reported FIA VP Mohammed ben Sulayem has confirmed that "he will not run in the upcoming FIA presidential elections and will instead throw his considerable support behind incumbent Jean Todt." The 51-year-old Emirati has been FIA VP since '08, and had been "recently urged by several motorsport federations to challenge" Todt and former British Labour party policy advisor David Ward for election on Dec. 6. However, having analyzed both candidates’ manifestos, Ben Sulayem said he will back Todt, the Frenchman who has led the governing body for global motorsport since '09 (THE NATIONAL 10/18).