Jean Todt: FIA president on F1, Vettel, Verstappen and Hamilton | F1 News

Jean Todt: FIA president on F1, Vettel, Verstappen and Hamilton | F1 News

Jean Todt: FIA president on F1, Vettel, Verstappen and Hamilton | F1 News

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Watch the extended version of Craig Slater's exclusive interview with FIA president Jean Todt.

Watch the extended version of Craig Slater’s exclusive interview with FIA president Jean Todt.

In a Sky Sports exclusive, FIA president Jean Todt discusses the big matters of the moment in and around Formula 1 at the end of another incident-filled season.

Todt sat down with Craig Slater at the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP for a wide-ranging chat about the subjects of significance – including the Mercedes vs Ferrari title battle, controversies involving Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen, the first season of the halo, and the latest Concorde Agreement negotiations.

Below is a small flavour of what to expect – hit play on the video above to watch the interview in full!

  • Was it a good year for F1?
    “If you just see the results people will again say ‘it’s Hamilton again and Mercedes again’, but to achieve five times in a row the manufacturers’ and drivers’ championships – I know how difficult it can be.”
  • Does Sebastian Vettel need to control his emotions?
    “Formula 1 does create emotion and sometimes creates controversy, it is good in any kind of a sport you see some controversy.”
  • What will Max Verstappen’s public service be?
  • Did the halo save a life in 2018?
    “We will never compromise about that we need.”
  • Concorde Agreement a harder negotiation than Brexit?
    I don’t envy those who have to deal with Brexit.”
  • Can you compare Hamilton with Schumacher?

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