The 2022 Formula 1 season will open with the first of six sprint events, which are expected to reward more drivers with points.
Formula 1 could drop its ‘Q3 tyre rule’, eight years after it was introduced, because it hands an advantage to the quickest cars.
An increase in the number of sprint qualifying events and revised testing rules were agreed by the F1 Commission today, RaceFans understands.
Ferrari’s racing director Laurent Mekies says F1’s radical rules changes for 2022 have the potential to change the grid order.
Next year’s Formula 1 cars will look like IndyCar machines from the nineties, Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has said.
Tighter technical rules mean teams’ new cars for the 2022 F1 season are expected to closely resemble an example design revealed by the series yesterday.
Lewis Hamilton has said the 2022 weight increase for Formula One cars seems at odds with sustainability and sporting aims.
Formula 1 has agreed a plan to freeze engine specifications. A proposal to introduce sprint races has not yet been agreed but remains under discussion.
The F1 Commission will discuss whether to scrap rules which allow the FIA to specify the design of certain car parts at its meeting tomorrow.
Formula 1 teams will have an hour less to practice on Fridays during the 2021 season.
The FIA intends to halt the rapid rise of downforce levels in 2021, but Formula 1 teams are sharply divided over how effective the measures are likely to be.
Formula 1 is to take further steps to reduce downforce on next year’s cars following the tyre failures which occured during the British Grand Prix.
F1 teams will have to rethink their cars’ aerodynamics “front to back” as a result of the changes to the rear floor coming for 2021, says Racing Point technical director Andrew Green.
F1’s new aerodynamic handicap regulations are “a really neat solution” which will help smaller teams become more competitive, says Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams.
The FIA World Motor Sport Council has approved new rules for the 2020 and 2021 Formula 1 seasons, mostly aimed at reducing teams’ costs.
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.
The FIA has agreed a series of F1 rules changes for 2020 and 2021 in response to the “crisis” instigated by the delayed start to the season.