Formula 1 bosses presented their visions for 2021 and beyond to team principals and members of F1’s Strategy Group and the F1 Commission today.
Plans for a far-reaching overhaul of Formula 1 in 2021 will be presented to teams later this month by the sport’s commercial rights holder FOM and regulator, the FIA.
Formula 1 CEO Chase Carey says he is confident a new rules package for 2021 will be agreed in time for its deadline at the end of June.
F1’s commercial rights holder Liberty Media and the FIA are said to be “totally aligned” as they press teams to accept a drastic overhaul of the sport’s financial structure for 2021.
Formula 1 must begin to define its 2021 rules package this month to give teams enough time to prepare for the sweeping changes which are expected, says Guenther Steiner.
Formula 1 must avoid copying some of IndyCar’s mistakes by altering downforce levels to encourage overtaking, McLaren sporting director Gil de Ferran has said.
Formula 1’s planned changes to car design in 2021 are likely to encourage more overtaking than the 2009 ‘Overtaking Working Group’ rules did, one designer believes.
Fernando Alonso says Formula 1 is trying to follow IndyCar’s lead with its efforts to aid overtaking through its new design direction for 2021.
Formula 1’s concept car design for the 2021 season has failed to impress Ferrari. Team principal Maurizio Arrivabene said his engineers were “underwhelmed”.
Formula 1’s planned overhaul of its rules for the 2021 season is “too early” for Lamborghini to enter the championship according to its chairman and CEO Stefano Domenicali.
Formula One’s planned engine changes for 2021 show the sport has paid attention to feedback from fans, according to Ross Brawn.