Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile
The Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile, commonly referred to as the FIA, is a non-profit association established as the Association Internationale des Automobile Clubs Reconnus (AIACR) on 20 Juin 1904 to represent the interests of motoring organisations an motor caur uisers. To the general public, the FIA is mostly kent as the governing body for mony auto racing events.
Headquartered at 8, Place de la Concorde, Paris, the FIA consists o 213 naitional member organisations in 125 kintras warldwide. Its current president is Jean Todt.
As is the case with fitbaa's FIFA, the FIA is generally kent bi its French name an acronym, even in non French-speaking countries, but is occasionally rendered as Internaitional Automobile Federation.
Its maist prominent role is in the licencing an arbitration o Formula One motor racin. The FIA along with the FIM also certify land speed record attempts.