2011 F1 rules articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Whiting: Lapped drivers can use DRS to pass leader 16th March 2011, 14:58

“The proximity detection system will take no account of the number of laps each car has done.”

Teams to test development tyres on Fridays 8th March 2011, 14:39

Development tyres for Friday practice plus the FIA will look into improving circuits.

Ferrari had most to gain from adjustable rear wing in 2010 25th January 2011, 10:24

F1 Fanatic analyses the controversial 2011 rear wing rules.

Stewards get new powers to act on driving standards 13th December 2010, 16:37

F1 race stewards have been given the power to exclude drivers from race results for improper driving.

FIA reveals full 2011 technical rules changes

The FIA has published the full technical rules for 2011 including the controversial ‘proximity wings’.

Five-race gearboxes among other rules changes 10th December 2010, 15:42

The FIA’s World Motor Sport Council has agreed other F1 rules changes for 2011 and 2012.

Team orders ban scrapped for 2011

The FIA has scrapped the rule banning team orders from the FIA Sporting Regulations.

Lowe explains extra wheel tethers for 2011 28th July 2010, 12:27

The number of wheel tethers on F1 cars will be doubled next year in a bid to improve safety. McLaren engineering director Paddy Lowe, who is a member of the Technical Working Group, explained why the steps had been taken in response to recent accidents: Tethers are a great concern to us. We had the […]

Pirelli to supply four types of slick in 2011 24th June 2010, 15:38

The F1 tyre arrangements under Pirelli in 2011 will be similar to those under Bridgestone this year. Pirelli will supply four types of dry weather tyre plus intermediate and wet weather tyres, as Bridgestone currently do. There are no changes expected in the rules under which drivers have a choice of two compounds during a […]

World Motor Sport Council clarifies rules after Schumacher and Hamilton incidents 23rd June 2010, 14:06

The FIA’s World Motor Sports Council has announced a series of changes to the rules. These including clarifying the rule regarding the safety car which Michael Schumacher ran afoul of in the Monaco Grand Prix. And drivers will no longer be able to stop on the track after qualifying to preserve their fuel loads, as […]