FIA appoints Jan Monchaux as Technical Director

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Formula One's governing body, the FIA has today confirmed the appointment of Jan Monchaux, who will take on the position of Technical Director within the Single-Seater Department.

In his role, Monchaux will supervise the Single-Seater Technical Department, which handles current Formula 1 technical matters, as well as future technical regulations, and will report to Nikolas Tombazis, the FIA’s Single-Seater Director. Monchaux has a long and distinguished career in Formula 1, LMP1 and DTM, with the most recent position being that of Technical Director with the Stake F1 Team Kick Sauber team.

In confirming Monchaux’s appointment to the role of Technical Director, Nikolas Tombazis, the FIA’s Single-Seater Director, said: “I am excited to welcome Jan to the FIA to fulfil an important role in the technical department, and in framing the future regulations of the sport. Jan’s arrival will strengthen our extensive technical expertise.”

Monchaux said: “I am very happy to be joining the FIA as Technical Director and look forward to the fresh challenges this role entails. I have worked on the Competitors’ side for many years, but now the opportunity to help shape the future of the Sport with the governing body is a prospect I relish.”