Todt ready to accept Pirelli staying in Formula 1 8 September, 2013 Jean Todt FIA president Jean Todt has indicated Pirelli is staying on as Formula 1′s official tyre supplier.
Although the Italian marque has inked contracts beyond its 2013 tender with all the teams and Bernie Ecclestone, rumours have indicated FIA president Todt actually wants the French marque Michelin to return next year.
Formula 1 chief executive Ecclestone at Monza made his feelings very clear, revealing that Pirelli's new contracts are in fact for a longer-than-expected six year period.
And the 82-year-old said he would not support Michelin's desire to return to Formula 1 and supply tyres with an 18-inch low...
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