2012 F1 rules articles on F1 Fanatic archive

FIA issues new clarification on defensive driving 12th July 2012, 20:13

FIA race director Charlie Whiting has given drivers further guidance on the limits they are expected to respect when defending their position.

FIA may further restrict exhaust-blown diffusers 11th March 2012, 13:55

The FIA says the rules introduced to stop teams running exhaust-blown diffusers may have to be tightened.

FIA explains defensive driving rules “clarification”

The rules on defensive driving in F1 have been reinforced ahead of the new season.

DRS rules get wet-weather safety tweak 9th March 2012, 22:47

The FIA has given the race director new powers to determine when DRS may be used in wet races.

The 2012 rules changes at a glance 8th March 2012, 10:03

A new F1 season brings the usual raft of rules changes, tweaks and clarifications. Here’s a quick guide to what’s new.

FIA clarifies rules on defensive driving 4th January 2012, 11:56

The FIA has published the 2012 F1 sporting regulations.

Four-hour time limit among new 2012 rules 7th December 2011, 12:00

The FIA will impose a maximum time limit of four hours on Grands Prix as of 2012.

Lapped cars allowed to pass safety car in 2012

The FIA has revived the rule allowing lapped cars to pass the safety car.

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.