The name Ecclestone could return to prominence in Formula 1’s governance system.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Fabiana Ecclestone, the current wife of former Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone, has put her name forward as a possible FIA vice president candidate in the December elections.

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Bernie Ecclestone and Fabiana Ecclestone. Source:

Fabiana to be first female vice-president of FIA

According to the source, a lawyer who formerly worked with Brazilian GP organizers, will be on the ‘ticket’ in support of FIA President Sebastian Vettel.

She would be the first female vice-president of the FIA in the organization’s history.

“My experience of working in sport and in mobility is a plus as I can take a broad view of the issues and look for long-term, innovative solutions,” the 44-year-old said, as reported in GrandPX.

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