Minor revisions have been made to the proposed F1 rules for 2021 after some teams raised concerns they would turn the sport into a ‘GP1’ formula.
Will F1 climb down again over its 2021 rules plan? Will Ferrari try to veto them? Dieter Rencken analyses the implications of today’s crunch meeting over the sport’s future.
The FIA is prepared to relax its planned changes to the 2021 technical to give teams greater design freedom, according to Haas team principal Guenther Steiner.
The FIA has cancelled another of its plans to introduce standard parts in 2021, this time brakes systems. What does this mean for F1’s new rules package?
Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto says it would be “a shame” to block F1’s 2021 rules changes by using its controversial veto right, but has not ruled it out.
Lewis Hamilton is sceptical of F1’s plan for qualifying races and says drivers’ concerns about cars becoming heavier and slower in 2021 have not been addressed.
In the round-up: 2021 F1 cars ‘could be quite close’ to current performance – Key • Two Schumachers on Sochi support bill • Gordon Murray considering Le Mans move
Formula 1 is planning further changes to the shape of front wings when the technical regulations are overhauled in 2021.
Formula 1 cars will be up to seven seconds slower under new regulations to be introduced in 2021, one team has estimated.
Formula 1 teams have expressed concern the new aerodynamic regulations for the 2021 season offer them too little freedom to innovate.
Plans to revive refuelling and make F1 drivers pit twice per race have been dropped following the latest meeting of the sport’s Strategy Group.
The draft regulations for 2021 reveal how the sport is set to change, but insiders fear one of its most pressing problems won’t be solved in two years’ time.
Formula 1 cars could display information to fans on their bodywork and even wheel rims under planned new rules for the 2021 season.
New rules designed to improve overtaking in F1 have produced “exceptional” results in their first wind tunnel test, says Pat Symonds.
Formula 1 needs to “get on with” agreeing its rules package for 2021 and stop waiting for the teams to agree on every detail, says McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown.
In the round-up: Vettel pleased drivers have say in 2021 rules • Sainz rues missed Formula 1 podium • Wehrlein rues missed Formula E wins
A meeting of F1 team representatives, the FIA and FOM did not produce an agreement on whether to allow refuelling or how to give drivers more freedom to race.
Formula One chief technical officer Pat Symonds argued why F1’s coming overhaul is vital for the sport and hinted at the next steps in its push for greener technology.
In the round-up: Vettel wants 2021 rules to deliver more excitement and less pace management • Ex-Lotus boss claims Ocon will replace Bottas • Monchaus replaces Resta at Alfa Romeo
Formula 1 will reintroduce ‘ground effect’ aerodynamics in 2021, a change the sport’s technical directors believe will make a “massive” difference to how easily cars can follow each other.