FIA: Steve Nielsen backs Formula 1 race management / Formula 1

The FIA ​​restructured its management and appointed Steve Nielsen as sporting director. It ought to deal with among the race management points which were the topic of debate lately.


Over the years, these chargeable for Formula 1 and the FIA ​​world motorsport affiliation have tried to enhance the primary class. This applies not solely to the scenario on the observe, but additionally to the group of race management. This has been criticized a number of occasions lately, for instance, the 2021 World Cup ultimate has been hotly debated a number of occasions.

Several adjustments have now been made to assist race officers and strengthen the FIA’s governing construction. For instance, former crew supervisor Steve Nielsen served because the FIA’s sporting director. He not too long ago held the identical place for the FOM rights holder.

Nielsen can look again on an extended motorsport profession, working for Lotus, Tyrrell, Benetton, Williams and Toro Rosso (at the moment’s AlphaTauri). As Sports Director, he’s now chargeable for all sports activities issues. His work consists of the event of competitors management and the variation of sports activities guidelines.

Nielsen stated he cannot wait to start out a brand new chapter in his profession. “I’ve labored with a number of FIA employees over the previous few years and stay up for working collectively on the challenges forward,” he added.

As a part of the restructuring, Nicholas Tombazis additionally bought a brand new job. The former technical supervisor was promoted to the rank of “one-seat director”. He heads the Formula Racing division of the World Motorsport Association. Tim Goss has been appointed as his successor, and Federico Lodi has been named as the brand new Chief Financial Officer.

Finally, former FIA Sporting Director François Sicard has additionally been given a brand new job, additionally chargeable for long-term strategic planning as technique and operations supervisor. Like Nielsen, Goss and Lodi, he reviews to Tombazis, who in flip reviews on to FIA chief Mohammed Ben Sulayem.

Formula 1 2023

February 3: Red Bull Racing in New York
February 06: Williams Online (reside solely)
February 11: AlphaTauri in New York (Live Only)
February 13: McLaren at Woking
February 13: Aston Martin at Silverstone
February 14: Ferrari at Maranello
February 15: Mercedes at Silverstone
February 16: Alpine in London

winter take a look at
February 23-25: Bahrain International Circuit

Formula 1 World Championship calendar
05.03. Bahrain GP, ​​Bahrain International Circuit, Sahir
19.03 Saudi Arabian GP, ​​Jeddah Corniche Circuit, Jeddah
02.04. Australian GP, ​​Albert Park Circuit, Melbourne
04/30 Azerbaijan GP, ​​Baku City Circle, Baku*
07.05. Miami GP, Miami International Speedway, Miami
21.05 Emilia Romagna GP, Autodromo Enzo and Dino Ferrari, Imola
28.05 Monaco GP, Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo
04.06. Spanish GP, Circuit de Barcelona-Catalonia, Montmelo
18.06 The Canadian Doctor, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal
02.07. Austrian GP, ​​Red Bull Ring, Spielberg*
09.07. British GP, Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone
23.07. Hungarian GP, ​​Hungary, Budapest
07/30 Belgian GP, ​​Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa*
27.08 Netherlands GP, Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort
03.09. Italian GP, ​​Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Monza
17.09 Singapore GP, Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore
24.09 Japan GP, ​​Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka
08.10. Qatar GP, Losail International Circuit, Doha*
22.10. Austin GP, ​​Circuit of the Americas, Austin*
29.10. Mexican GP, ​​Autodromo Herman Rodriguez, Mexico City
05.11. Brazilian GP, ​​Autodromo José Carlos Pace, Interlagos*
18.11. Las Vegas GP, Las Vegas Street Circuit, Las Vegas
26.11 Abu Dhabi GP, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island

* Sprint format


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