During a day that has seen the lead of Rally Australia change four times, reigning World Champion Sébastien Ogier has jumped into first position on the final stage of the opening day of competition. Such is the intensity at the top of the leaderboard, four drivers are now split by just 4.1 seconds and the top five are covered by less than eight seconds. Jari-Matti Latvala is second and Andreas Mikkelsen makes it a one-two-three for Volkswagen Motorsport this evening.
FIA President Jean Todt welcomed members of the World Motor Sport Council ahead of the first race of the new FIA Formula E Championship in Beijing on Saturday 13 September, a historic moment as the world’s first fully-electric racing Championship competing in city-centre circuits worldwide is launched.
The following decisions were taken:
FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
The 2015 FIA Formula One World Championship calendar is confirmed as follows: