Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile
La 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 June 20, 1904 to represent the interests of motoring organisations and motor car users. To the general public, the FIA is mostly known as the governing body for motor racing events.
As is the case with football's FIFA, the FIA is generally known by its French name and acronym, even in English-speaking countries, but is occasionally rendered as International Automobile Federation.
- "FIA homepage - organisation". www.fia.com. http://www.fia.com/thefia/Organisation/organisation.html. Retrieved 2008-07-27.