New rules for 2022 intended to aid overtaking will not be enough to end Formula 1’s dependence on the Drag Reduction System to aid passing, one team’s technical director believes.
Red Bull hopes to gain support from rival Formula 1 teams for its engine freeze plan by proposing new ‘Balance of Performance’ rules.
Red Bull wants Formula 1 to freeze its power unit rules after next season in order to continue using its Honda power units after the manufacturer leaves.
Honda has announced it will leave Formula 1 for the fourth time since it first entered the sport in the sixties. Their decision says less about themselves than the state of the sport,
Mercedes technical director James Allison isn’t impressed by F1’s move to 18-inch tyres but sees them as an opportunity to out-develop their rivals.
Formula 1’s new rules will make the top teams “dinosaurs”, Racing Point technical director Andrew Green has predicted.
Formula 1 car weights will continue to rise next year, despite teams having agreed to carry over their current chassis into 2021.
Proposed new F1 rules which will set different restrictions on how much aerodynamic development each team can do will become tougher in the year after they are introduced.
Formula 1 intends to freeze teams’ power unit designs from the 2023 season, ahead of the introduction of a new engine formula.
A reduction in the Formula 1 budget cap for 2021 will be just the first step in an incremental fall in spending levels over at least the next three seasons.
Formula 1 and the FIA are sticking by their plans to introduce new technical regulations in 2022, having resisted a bid by some teams to delay them further.
Formula 1’s official tyre supplier Pirelli is changing the development plan for its new 18-inch tyres after the sport delayed their introduction by a year.