The F1 season reaches its halfway point this weekend but some teams are already facing penalties for using too many power unit components under complicated new rules.
The FIA has confirmed further changes to qualifying ahead of the first race of the season.
The FIA has laid down detailed new rules on in-season testing following the row over Mercedes’ secret test for Pirelli earlier this year.
The FIA has confirmed details of the rules changes for 2014 including plans for double points at the final round of the season.
The FIA has made another change to the rules on overtaking, an area of the regulations which has received considerable attention in recent years.
Red Bull chief technical officer Adrian Newey has warned the 2014 regulations will force designers into creating unattractive cars.
The new engine regulations for 2014 have been designed to discourage teams from producing “extreme engines” and employing “exotic strategies”, according to the FIA.
Ferrari’s head of engines Luca Marmorini says the team is concerned about the planned fuel flow limit which will come into force from next year.
The FIA has ratified a plan to introduce a penalty points system in F1 from next year along with several other new rules.
Formula One teams will be allowed to test during the F1 season once more from next year, the FIA has confirmed.