AUTO #34 | Federation Internationale de l’Car
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On this version of AUTO we pay tribute to former FIA President MAX MOSLEY, who handed away on the finish of Could. In his time as President, Max’s pioneering work on security on the street and the observe resulted within the saving of numerous lives. He leaves behind a notable legacy of accomplishment and might be enormously missed. We additionally keep in mind MANSOUR OJJEH, who marked Components 1 historical past and achieved nice success with Williams and McLaren. Once more, he was a novel determine with a real ardour for our sport. And lastly on the theme of remembrance, within the first a part of our Rear View part we honour CARLOS REUTEMANN. He was a real F1 legend of who introduced panache and ability to the grid.
The Federation’s work on security by no means ceases and on this problem we carry you information of advances on observe – within the form of an up to date seat customary for motor sport – and on the street, as we welcome two new ambassadors to the #3500LIVES marketing campaign: Components 1 racer MICK SCHUMACHER and UCI street biking champion JULIAN ALAPHILIPPE. We additionally hear from UCI PRESIDENT DAVID LAPPARTIENT who speaks concerning the biking federation’s alliance with the FIA to advertise SHARING THE ROAD.
We proceed our collection on the objectives of the FIA’s #PURPOSEDRIVEN motion, which seeks to carry collectively the FIA group in pursuit of actions that speed up optimistic contributions to society throughout 4 pillars: Well being & Security , Atmosphere, Variety & Inclusion and Group Growth.
This time we concentrate on the subject of setting and the PRESIDENT OF THE FIA ENVIRONMENT & SUSTAINABILITY COMMISSION, FELIPE
CALDERON, particulars the missions of the recently-formulated FIA ENVIRONMENTAL STRATEGY, explaining why motor sport supplies the proper laboratory for innovation. And there’s no higher illustration of that than the brand new FIA ELECTRIC GT CHAMPIONSHIP, which goals to push the event of battery know-how. We additionally take a look at how the FIA ENVIRONMENTAL ACCREDITATION PROGRAMME helps Member
Organisations to place sustainability on the coronary heart of their operations. Elsewhere, we profile automotive chief AUDI CEO MARKUS
DUESMANN, and in one other management function we meet DR YOUNG TAE KIM, SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT FORUM.
The ITF and FIA have loved an extended and fruitful partnership and Dr Kim explains how our organisations have collaborated on a brand new web site, WWW.DISABLEDMOTORING.FIA.COM, which goals to ease the transport considerations of tens of millions of individuals globally. Within the realm of range, we discuss to the ladies spearheading the all-female RICHARD MILLE RACING TEAM’S season within the FIA World Endurance Championship.
Lastly, our Rear View part concludes with a take a look at the historical past of ZANDVOORT CIRCUIT, within the Netherlands, which in September returns to the Components 1 calendar as the house of the Dutch Grand Prix for the primary time since 1985. I hope you benefit from the learn.
Jean TODT, FIA President