Todt is right to play hardball over radio

Todt is right to play hardball over radio

Jean Todt has avoided confrontation so far in his FIA reign, but JONATHAN NOBLE reckons his support for the F1 radio limits shows that approach is changing

FIA president Jean Todt's decision to support a clampdown on Formula 1 team radio is as brazen a move as we have seen from the governing body since the Max Mosley era.

During a presidency so far typified by the following of procedure and a shying away from confrontation, it's intriguing to see Todt now so willing to give the nod to changes that he believes are for the greater good of the sport, even if they ruffle feathers in the pitlane.

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