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For other meanings of the acronym FIA, see FIA (disambiguation).
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The Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, commonly referred to as the FIA, is a non-profit association established in 1904 to represent the interest of motoring organisations and motor car users.

Headquartered at 8, Place de la Concorde, Paris, France, it consists of 207 national member organisations in 122 countries worldwide. Its current president is Max Mosley.

For the general public the FIA is mostly known as the governing body for certain major motor racing events.

For a long time the FIA delegated the organisation automobile racing to an autonomous comitee the CSI (Comminssion Sportive Internationale) that later became the FISA (Fédération Internationale du Sport Automobile). A restructuration of the FIA lead to the disappearance of the FISA puting Auto Racing under direct manangement of the FIA.

In 1950, they organized the first World Championship for race car drivers in racing events known today as Formula One.

In 1973, the FIA organized the first World Rally Championship. The Rallye Automobile Monte Carlo became the first ever FIA World Rally Championship event.

Events

The FIA currently regulates the following events:

  • FIA Formula One World Championship
  • FIA World Rally Championship
  • FIA Formula 3000 Int. Championship
  • FIA GT Championship
  • CIK-FIA Karting World Championship
  • FIA European Touring Car Championship
  • FIA European Truck Racing Cup
  • FIA Cross-Country Rally World Cup
  • FIA European Drag Racing Championship
  • FIA European Autocross Championship
  • FIA European Rallycross Championship
  • FIA Alternative Energies Cup
  • FIA European Hill Climb Championship
  • FIA International Hill Climb Challenge
  • FIA European Hill Climb Cup
  • FIA Historic Racing Championships
  • FIA Historic Rally Championship
  • FIA Historic Regularity Runs
  • FIA Historic Hill Climb Championship
  • FIA European Rally Cups
  • FIA Middle-East Rally Championship
  • FIA African Rally Championship
  • FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship
  • FIA European Rally Championship

External link

es:Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile fr:Fédération internationale de l'automobile it:Federazione Internazionale dell'Automobile nl:Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile no:Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile

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