FIA presidency battle hots up

FIA presidency battle hots up

As the battle for the presidency of the FIA hots up, DIETER RENCKEN looks at what the candidates will bring to the table as they to secure the lead role in motorsport's ruling body

FIA, FIFA, FINA, FIS - there hardly exists an alphabetic letter (or two) not appended to the abbreviation for Federation International to denote an international sporting body of some genre or other.

True, the International Olympic Committee does without 'F', but then the IOC caters for various physical sports on a quadrennial basis, rather than being an individual sporting discipline.

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