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2013-10-03 08:55

TRUMPING TODT: FIA's David Ward (left) has said he would step down for the running if Mohammad Bin Sulayem (right) had a better chance of success to dethrone current boss JeanTodt. Image: Youtube

LONDON, England - David Ward has admitted he might give up his bid to become FIA president.

The rumour mill has been grinding with news that Ward's candidature to dethrone Jean Todt was a mere 'straw man' precursor to the real challenge to be made by Mohammad Bin Sulayem.


A spokesman for Bin Sulayem, the highest-ranking Middle Eastern FIA official, admitted the former rally driver has been encouraged to run but has made no decision yet.

Ward has been quoted by the Telegraph admitting that he could stand aside for Bin Sulayem if he has a better chance of success.

Ward said: "If Mohammed thinks that my reform agenda is worthwhile and, if he is prepared to give solid undertakings and commitments to introduce it, then (standing aside) is something that I should look at."

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