At the maiden 2013 meeting of the FIA World Motor Sport Council, the bench has confirmed that Indian racing sensation Karun Chandhok has been nominated to be a key member of the newly established Drivers’ Commission.
French car-maker Renault is evaluating whether to compete in the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), beginning in 2014. The Renault Fluence and the Renault Megane are the two models under consideration.
The FIA Formula Two Championship joins hands with Image Space Incorporated (ISI), the manufacturer of racing simulator rFactor. This collaboration will enable the FIA get its entire 2012 grid featured in the brand new rFactor2.
Honda will contest select rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Championship or WTCC, with a view to prepare for a full onslaught on the championship next year. The Japanese company will race two Civics, prepared by Italian racing team JAS Motorsport.
TOYOTA Racing can confirm it has expanded its plans for the 2012 season and has entered the FIA World Endurance Championship. It was originally planned to enter only selected races, which would have fallen short of the number required to be considered a full-time entrant but due to the unexpected changes faced by the FIA World Endurance Championship, that plan has been revised.
India will witness a slew of Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) events surrounding the Annual General Assembly (AGA) and Prize-Giving from 5 to 9 December. The traditional FIA event which is usually held at Monte Carlo is for the first time being held in New Delhi.