Jean Todt set for third term as FIA president to 2021

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Jean Todt is set to enjoy a third term as FIA president running to the end of 2021 after being confirmed as the sole candidate in the upcoming elections.

Former Ferrari Formula 1 chief Todt took over as FIA president in 2009 from Max Mosley, defeating Finnish rally legend Ari Vatanen in a head-to-head race.

Todt ran unopposed in 2013 after possible candidate David Ward withdrew from the race, and will do so once again this year after it was confirmed by the FIA on Wednesday there would be no competition.

The Frenchman confirmed back in May that he planned to run for a third term as FIA president, which will be confirmed at the upcoming Annual General Assembly meeting in Paris, taking place on December 8.

Todt has placed a heavy focus on global road safety throughout his tenure as FIA president, as well as helping to form the World Endurance Championship and Formula E series.

Full details on the presidential list for the election are available on the FIA website here.