McLaren’s Team Principal, has said that the proposed F1 budget cap needs to be “a lot lower” to be sustainable for a majority of F1 teams.
Pirelli racing manager Mario Isola has said that removing tyre blankets from F1 in 2021 will have a bigger impact than any size change.
Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff has said teams agreed to postpone 2021 regulations last week in order to strengthen the sport, while Mercedes themselves remain unconfirmed in F1 beyond 2020.
McLaren sporting director Gil de Ferran has said the 2021 F1 cost cap offers potential synergies with a WEC hypercar programme.
Teams have waived their right to dispute the cost cap, with a ‘soft’ cap coming as early as 2020.
F1 teams have unanimously agreed to delay the 2021 regulations, beyond the 18 month minimum advance period required by the FIA.
The Racing Point boss has said new regulations must equalise prize payments, not risk F1 becoming a spec series, to improve racing.
The FIA will make a new effort to ensure teams’ fuel systems comply with the rules after discovering a potential loophole which could allow them to exceed the flow limit, RaceFans understands.
The FIA has given formal approval to a substantial increase in testing in order to develop the tyres which will be used from next year and beyond.
The FIA has vowed to ban ‘driver aids’ in three races’ time as the first step in a package of changes to overhaul F1.
F1 drivers oppose the FIA’s plan to ban the use of tyre warmers next year, which may now not go ahead.
FIA race director Charlie Whiting has given drivers further guidance on the limits they are expected to respect when defending their position.
“One of the exciting things for the future is the engine are going to come back into the equation.”
The FIA has formally approved the switch to V6 turbo engines in 2014.
McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh backed the decision to change F1’s engine rules.
The changes to the F1 rules are not as sweeping as they were last season. But there are several significant alterations such as the ban on refuelling during races and winners getting 25 points instead of ten. And there are some other small-but-significant changes for 2010 to keep an eye on too, all of which … Continue reading The new 2010 F1 rules: A quick guide
Autosport reveals the F1 teams are planning a change in the technical rules to ban double diffusers – but not until after the 2010 F1 season. The thinking is this will help keep cornering speeds down and hopefully reduce the turbulence coming from the back of F1 cars, allowing them to follow each other more … Continue reading A change for the better: double diffusers likely to be banned in 2011
Every F1 points system from 1950 to 2010 with all the Formula 1 points rules explained.
The F1 Sporting Working Group has been asked to come up with new ideas to “improve the show” in F1 in 2010. But the best decision to improve the show was taken this time last year. After 16 years, refuelling during the race is finally being banned. This will make F1 more exciting, easier to … Continue reading 14 reasons to love the refuelling ban
The FIA will vote tomorrow on a new points system for F1 proposed by the re-formed F1 Commission. The change looks radical on the surface with a winner getting 25 points instead of ten. But on closer inspection the new points system will probably make little difference at all and only act to encourage drivers … Continue reading Race winners could get 25 points in 2010