19 January 2010
Martin Whitmarsh elected as new FOTA Chairman
The Executive Committee of the Formula One Teams Association elected Martin
Whitmarsh as its new Chairman for the year 2010.
Stefano Domenicali will be the Vice Chairman. Completing the team which will lead FOTA
in 2010, Christian Horner takes the role of Chairman of the Sporting Regulations Working
Group while Ross Brawn will maintain his role of Chairman of the Technical Regulations
Working Group. The activities of the Commercial Development Working Group will be
directly managed by the Executive Committee.
All members placed on record their thanks to Luca di Montezemolo for his valuable
leadership and remarkable contribution in the successful establishment of FOTA, as well
as all the other key figures who contributed greatly to a successful first year. FOTA Teams
now look forward to working with Martin Whitmarsh to continue the development of
activities in the long-term interest of Formula One, in collaboration with all other
Each member of the association, which now includes all Teams competing in Formula
One, is entitled to appoint one representative within the Executive Committee and within
each of the standing Working Groups. The different bodies work closely together in order
to define FOTA’s objectives and initiatives.