Motor racing-Todt elected FIA president

PARIS Fri Oct 23, 2009 12:27pm BST

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PARIS Oct 23 (Reuters) - Jean Todt was elected president of the International Automobile Federation in Paris on Friday. The Frenchman, an ex-Ferrari Formula One team boss, was standing against Finland's former world rally champion Ari Vatanen and succeeds Max Mosley as head of world motorsport's governing body.

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