For nearly all his life, Hadelin de Liedekerke Beaufort was linked to motoring. In 1948, he became president of the Automobile Club of France, where he replaced as Jehan de Rohan-Chabot. In 1958 he was elected as the president of the FIA, where he defeated in the election, among others, Amaury de Merode - FIA president in 1971-1975.
|V T E||List of Presidents of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA)|
|AIACR||De Zuylen de Nyevelt • De Vogüé • De Rohan-Chabot|
|FIA||De Rohan-Chabot • De Liedkerke Beaufort • Carraciolli di Castagneto • Andrews • De Merode • Metternich • Balestre • Mosley • Todt|