Formula 1 signs new Concorde Agreement

By on Friday, September 27, 2013

FIAThe FIA has confirmed that a new Concorde Agreement has been signed, following months of negotiations.

The new agreement will run until 2020.

'This agreement provides the FIA with significantly improved financial means to pursue its regulatory missions and to reflect the enhanced role undertaken by the FIA in the Motor Sport,' read an FIA statement.

'The parties have agreed a strong and stable sporting governance framework which includes the Formula 1 Group, the FIA and the participating teams.  The agreement lays down solid foundations for the further development of the FIA Formula One World Championship.'

'Now that the agreement is operative, the parties will move towards the conclusion of a multi-party Concorde agreement.'

President Jean Todt is pleased with the development.

"We can be proud of this agreement, which establishes a more effective framework for the governance of the FIA Formula One World Championship," he said.

"The FIA looks forward to continuing to fulfill its historic role as the guarantor of both regulation and safety in F1 for many years to come."

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