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Graham Stoker sets out plan in bid to become new FIA President

The current FIA Deputy President has shared his manifesto as he looks to take over the role of Jean Todt as FIA President at the end of the year.

Graham Stoker has launched his manifesto in his bid to take over as President of motorsport’s governing body, the FIA, when Jean Todt steps down at the end of 2021.

Stoker's manifesto, entitled 'FIA for All', covers every area of motorsport development from safety and education to diversity and access.

Key objectives include:

  • Prioritising safety in the sport
  • Ensuring motorsport is sustainable and environmentally responsible
  • Guaranteeing anyone with the passion and talent can try motorsport anywhere in the world
  • Rebuilding confidence and investment in championships
  • Being proud custodians of motorsport history
  • Growing the sport's vital fan base

Stoker, who has served under Todt since his election at the end of 2009, faces Mohammed ben Sulayem, with just two candidates in the running to become the new FIA President.

Stoker has chosen nine-time Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen as his running mate as Deputy President for the FIA.

"I'm delighted to present this comprehensive vision for the future of motorsport worldwide," said Stoker.

"We want to build on the strong work of the FIA over the last 12 years and create a sport that is truly progressive, representing all nations and open to anyone that wants to get involved, regardless of background or finances.

"This is the first opportunity to work with my impressive Deputy President for Sport candidate Tom Kristensen and we will be using our deep experience at all levels of motorsport to implement these ideas worldwide."

More information about Stoker's bid can be found on the FIA for All website.

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