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José Abed

Formula 1 steward

José Abed
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NationalityMEX

FIA Vice President, founder and president of the Mexican Organisation of International Motorsport.

Biography

Abed has been the FIA Vice President since 2006, and worked his way up there through motorsport in Mexico. He began his racing career as a driver in the 1960s, but preferred officiating on the sport instead. He started the Mexican Organisation of International Motorsport and became President in 2003.

The association dealt with the FIA, and, along with the Presidency of the Mexican Grand Prix, Abed could use the links to make his way into representing the motorsport governing body. He has been a steward since 1990, and keeps his hand in the development and manufacturing side of motorsport as well.