Home Sport Minardi replaces Fernley in FIA Single-Seater Commission role

Minardi replaces Fernley in FIA Single-Seater Commission role

by admin

The Italian was elected by an e-vote of members of the World Motor Sport Council.

He replaces former Force India deputy team principal Bob Fernley, who got the job under previous FIA president Jean Todt in December 2020.

However, after the election of new president Mohammed Ben Sulayem in December last year, Fernley was not invited to continue, and the post was left vacant on the list of key FIA appointments.

Fernley replaced current F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali, who had to give up his FIA role after being headhunted to replace Chase Carey. The Italian had in turn succeeded Gerhard Berger.

Originally formed in 2010, the commission oversees the ladder of categories below F1, with F2, F3, F4 and Formula Regional the main focus.

In announcing the new appointment, the FIA said that “Mr Minardi will oversee a Single-Seater Commission which has been instrumental in reshaping the FIA’s junior racing portfolio while introducing innovative technologies and improved safety measures in recent years”.

Ben Sulayem added: “I warmly welcome the election of Giancarlo Minardi as FIA Single-Seater Commission president.

“He is a major figure in motorsport. I look forward to working with him to further develop the single-seater pyramid around the world.”

Minardi first entered F1 with single car for Pierluigi Martini in 1985

Photo by: Motorsport Images

Minardi first became known as an F2 team owner in the early 1970s under the Everest name.

He began constructing his own F2 cars in 1980, before making the move to F1 in 1985, initially with a single entry for Pierluigi Martini.

The Minardi name remained in F1 for two decades, with the team latterly under the ownership of Paul Stoddart. It was sold to Red Bull in the summer of 2005, and became Scuderia Toro Rosso the following season.

Minardi himself remained involved in motorsport in various roles. He became president of the Automobile Club d’Italia’s Land Speed Records Commission in 2004, and in 2020 was chosen as president of the organisation behind his local Imola circuit, which earlier that year returned to the F1 calendar as the host of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

Read Also: FIA hits back at criticisms of ‘turtle’ Aston Martin F1 safety car FIA’s F1 underwear clampdown prompts cheeky Gasly offer to check private parts
Source : Motorsport.com

Related Articles

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

NEWS7.ASIA :Minardi replaces Fernley in FIA Single-Seater Commission role
https://www.v46.org/   https://lesjardinsdinterieurs.com   https://atelier-aquariophilie.com   https://deguise-moi.com   https://www.nj-design.fr  
Rugby – Saint-Martin/Avranches. Sébastien Kéravec (Rugby): “Nos joueurs reviendront car ils … *  Abbaye de la Bussiere, Route départementale 33 21360 La Bussière-sur-Ouche *  The House Of Puzzles – ‘Me Too, Santa’ – Christmas Collectors Edition no. 7 – 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle by *  Karlie Staywell 500, Chatière infrarouge – blanc *  DIRECT. Gouvernement Macron : quelles pistes pour Borne ? La composition bientôt dévoilée ? *  * Zimbabwe: Flag On Parly Construction Site Temporary *  HPV Strains Covered by the Vaccine Have Declined Greatly in US *  https://www.elegance-lingerie.com/   https://news168.co.uk   https://paris-sante.com   https://www.mesothelioma-info.org/   https://www.rdnsport.com/   https://deguiseo.com   https://www.paschers.info/   https://www.comptoirdubagage.biz/   Minardi replaces Fernley in FIA Single-Seater Commission role : news7

news7.asia Minardi replaces Fernley in FIA Single-Seater Commission role