Formula 1’s switch to 10% ethanol ‘E10’ fuel for 2022 presents an added headache for engineers in a year of upheaval in the regulations.
Formula 1’s new cars for 2022 will weigh at least 795 kilograms, the largest year-on-year rise in the minimum weight limit since the V6 hybrid turbo power units were introduced.
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.
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.
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’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.
The FIA, Formula 1 and teams have unanimously agreed to delay part of Formula 1’s radical new rules package which was due for introduction next year.