Chandhok will join the 1992 world champion Nigel Mansell and former Marussia test driver, Maria de Villota in representing the rights and interests of drivers in single-seaters. Plans to set up the Drivers' Commission were made last year following the granting of provisional recognition by the International Olympic Committee of the FIA as a federation.
Interests of drivers across the disciplines will be represented by the following members:
President: Emerson Fittipaldi
Vice-President: Sébastien Loeb
Single-Seaters: Nigel Mansell, Karun Chandhok, Maria de Villota
Sports Cars, GT, Touring Car: Emanuele Piro, Yvan Muller, Adrian Fernandez
Rally, Cross Country Rally: Nasser Al Attiyah, Marcus Gronholm, Daniel Elena
Other disciplines: Kenneth Hansen, Danilo Rossi, Keiko Ihara