Ward could stand aside for Bin Sulayem

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Ward could stand aside for Bin Sulayem

According to the Telegraph, Briton Ward has been quoted as admitting that he could stand aside for Bin Sulayem

Oct.3 (GMM) David Ward has admitted he might give up his bid to become FIA president.

Dr. Mohammed Ben Sulayem
Dr. Mohammed Ben Sulayem

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Earlier, it was rumoured Ward's candidature to dethrone Jean Todt was a mere 'straw man' precursor to the real challenge to be made by Mohammad Bin Sulayem.

A spokesman for Bin Sulayem, the highest-ranking Middle Eastern FIA official, admitted the former rally driver has been encouraged to run but has made no decision yet.

Now, Briton Ward has been quoted by the Telegraph admitting that he could stand aside for Bin Sulayem if he has a better chance of success.

"If Mohammed thinks that my reform agenda is worthwhile and, if he is prepared to give solid undertakings and commitments to introduce it, then (standing aside) is something that I should look at," said Ward.

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