Departure of the FIA ​​general secretary in charge of sport

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Departure of the FIA ​​general secretary in charge of sport

The new president of the International Automobile Federation, Mohammed Ben Sulayem, will have to modify his organization again. However, elected in December 2021, he had already been quick to clean up. First victim, Peter Bayer, executive director in charge of F1. An obscure but essential role to grease the belts between stables, promoter and federation.

Collateral effect of the fight against the “rebound” of single-seaters in F1?

Her replacement, the British Shaila-Ann Rao, was quick to make people talk about her, pushing for the technical directive intended to control the dangers of the “bounce” of new single-seaters during the season. Problem: this lawyer, who went through the legal services of the FIA, had worked at Mercedes before returning to Place de la Concorde. Many teams wondered about possible conflicts of interest.

Appointed on an interim basis, she therefore leaves her post less than six months after her arrival, which will force the Federation to quickly review its organization, less than three months before the launch of the new F1 season (March 6 in Bahrain).

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