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Jean Todt backs WHO's stance over tobacco advertising in F1

FIA President Jean Todt has backed a statement issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO), urging governments to enforce restrictions on tobacco advertising in motorsport. The advertisement of tobacco products has been banned in Formula 1 for over a decade but developments in recent months have resulted in suggestions of more subtle promotions. Long-term Ferrari sponsor Philip Morris International last year unveiled its Mission Winnow project, with the logos of the new initiative featuring prominently on Ferrari’s SF90 during testing. Race-winning MotoGP team Ducati also carries the Mission Winnow branding. McLaren, meanwhile, has formed a new partnership with British American...
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