Max Mosley  Great Britain

  • Full name Max Rufus Mosley
  • Birth date April 13, 1940
  • Birthplace London, Great Britain
  • Current age 75 years 137 days
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A former barrister and amateur racing driver, Max Mosley was a founder and co-owner of March Engineering, a successful racing car constructor and Formula One racing team. He looked after legal and commercial issues for the company between 1969 and 1977. In the late 1970s, Mosley became the official legal adviser to the Formula One Constructors Association (FOCA), the body that represents Formula One constructors. In this role he drew up the first version of the Concorde Agreement, which settled a long-standing dispute between FOCA and the Fédération Internationale du Sport Automobile (FISA), the then governing body of Formula One. Mosley was elected president of FISA in 1991 and became president of the FIA, FISA's parent body, in 1993. In that role he promoted increased safety and the use of green technologies in motor racing. In 2008, stories about his sex life appeared in the British press. Despite the controversy, he retained his position but was weakened, and disputes with teams further affected his standing and he stood down at the end of his term in 2009.

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