2016 F1 season articles on F1 Fanatic archive

FIA plans imminent driver aid ban followed by louder engines and increased downforce 2nd July 2015, 18:45

The FIA has vowed to ban ‘driver aids’ in three races’ time as the first step in a package of changes to overhaul F1.

Strategy Group plans return of refuelling, free tyre choice and cars ‘five seconds quicker’ 15th May 2015, 14:46

The Formula One Strategy Group has announced plans to make F1 cars at least five seconds per lap faster by 2017, when in-race refuelling will also return.

Lotus boss expects German Grand Prix return in 2016 20th March 2015, 14:46

Lotus deputy team principal Federico Gastaldi expects the German Grand Prix to return to the calendar next year following its late disappearance from the 2015 schedule.

Haas hires key technical staff for F1 team 10th March 2015, 16:03

Haas F1 team, which will make its debut in the 2016 F1 season, has announced three key hirings to its technical team.

Who will be eligible to race in Formula One next year? 6th January 2015, 16:43

The FIA has introduced a new points system to decide which drivers can race in F1. Here’s who will be eligible to race in grands prix in 2016.

New superlicence rules would have barred ten drivers in last five years

FIA’s new rules for granting superlicences to Formula One drivers would have prevented Daniel Ricciardo, Jean-Eric Vergne and eight others from making their F1 debuts.

FIA confirms new 2016 F1 superlicence points system

The FIA has confirmed the details of its new Formula One superlicence points system.

FIA to block future Verstappens with new F1 age limit 3rd December 2014, 17:33

Max Verstappen’s Formula One debut at the age of 17 next year is set to be a one-off after the FIA added new limits to the awarding of a super licence.

Ferrari confirm Alonso will leave at end of season 20th November 2014, 9:51

Ferrari have confirmed Fernando Alonso’s contract with the team has been cut short by two years and he will leave them at the end of the season.

Haas intends to avoid Caterham “mistakes” 23rd October 2014, 9:37

Gene Haas believes his Formula One team can avoid the “mistakes” made by the likes of Caterham and HRT when it joins the grid in 2016.

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