Fédération Internationale du Sport Automobile

The Fédération Internationale du Sport Automobile (FISA), or International Automobile Racing Federation, was the sport governing body for motor racing events. The organisation's origins dated from 1922, when the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) delegated the organisation of automobile racing to the CSI (International Sporting Committee of the FIA), a self-governing committee that would later become the FISA.

A restructuring of the FIA in 1993 led to the disappearance of the FISA, putting motor racing under the direct management of the FIA.


President Years as president
Commission Sportive Internationale
France Rene de Knyff 1922–1946
France Augustin Perouse 1946–1961
Switzerland Maurice Baumgartner 1961–1970
Germany Paul Alfons von Metternich-Winneburg 1970–1976
Belgium Pierre Ugeux 1976–1978
Fédération Internationale du Sport Automobile
France Jean-Marie Balestre 1978–1991
United Kingdom Max Mosley 1991–1993

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