Jean Todt will stand for re-election as president of motor racing's ruling body, the International Automobile Federation, he has confirmed.
The 67-year-old Frenchman will stand against Briton David Ward, a former aide of ex president and compatriot Max Mosley, and will launch his campaign during the next month.
Todt confirmed his intentions to journalists attending Sunday's Italian Grand Prix at Monza, ending speculation that he was prepared to stand aside.
"There is no speculation: I will go for it. Clearly you have to respect the procedure. Yesterday (Friday) it was announced that campaigning for the election was opening.
"All our community knows that I have a lot of support,...
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