Jean Todt: FIA president on F1, Vettel, Verstappen and Hamilton
Watch the extended interview with the FIA president in the video
Last Updated: 30/11/18 5:57pm
In a Sky Sports exclusive, FIA president Jean Todt discusses the big matters of the moment in and around Formula 1 at the end of another incident-filled season.
Todt sat down with Craig Slater at the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP for a wide-ranging chat about the subjects of significance - including the Mercedes vs Ferrari title battle, controversies involving Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen, the first season of the halo, and the latest Concorde Agreement negotiations.
Below is a small flavour of what to expect - hit play on the video above to watch the interview in full!
- Was it a good year for F1?
"If you just see the results people will again say 'it's Hamilton again and Mercedes again', but to achieve five times in a row the manufacturers' and drivers' championships - I know how difficult it can be."
- Does Sebastian Vettel need to control his emotions?
"Formula 1 does create emotion and sometimes creates controversy, it is good in any kind of a sport you see some controversy."
- What will Max Verstappen's public service be?
- Did the halo save a life in 2018?
"We will never compromise about that we need."
- Concorde Agreement a harder negotiation than Brexit?
"I don't envy those who have to deal with Brexit."
- Can you compare Hamilton with Schumacher?
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