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Chandhok for FIA top post?

india Updated: Jul 02, 2009 01:07 IST

Vicky Chandhok is amused with reports that tip him to head the International Motorsports Federation but maintains he cannot take it seriously unless he gets the support of FIA president Max Mosley and Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

Vicky said talks of him running for the top FIA job stemmed from a magazine that named him as one of the five potential successors of Mosley.

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