Why the FIA election battle matters for fans

Why the FIA election battle matters for fans

The FIA presidential election may not stir fans' passion, but the fight between Jean Todt and David Ward could change motorsport's future, as JONATHAN NOBLE explains

The FIA presidential election fight may not be the kind of contest that leaves fans clamouring for the remote control, but the outcome of the contest is equally as important as anything that Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso do on track.

Ahead of what looks set to be an intriguing contest between incumbent Jean Todt and only rival (so far) David Ward, what is fast becoming clear is that the very future of motor racing's governing body is at stake.

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