F1 teams will be allowed to run to different technical regulations if they agree to limit their budgets to ?é?ú30m (?óÔÇÜ?¼33m / $42m) under new rules put forward by the World Motor Sports Council today. According to the FIA: This figure will cover all expenditure of any kind. Anything subsidised or supplied free will be […]
Among the World Motor Sports Councils decisions for the 2009 F1 season are a series of measured aimed at improving media coverage of the sport. Most important of these is the news that the weight of every car will be published after qualifying. This will allow fans to know whether drivers in the top ten […]
The FIA has surprisingly announced it will introduce a variant of the medals system proposed by Bernie Ecclestone in 2009. This comes despite the F1 teams association recommending a change to the points system which it claimed had the support of fans. However the FIA will retain points to decide the other championship positions.
The World Motor Sports Council meets today and will consider, among other things, FOTA’s proposal to increase the number of points scored by the winner in F1 races to 12. Plans to further reduce F1 costs will also be considered. But which proposals will get the FIA’s stamp of approval?
New details about France’s potential new F1 track have emerged at Grandprix.com. It’s being built without the aid of Hermann Tilke, who has had something of a monopoly of F1 circuit design for more than a decade.
On the train home from work I usually thrash out a few ideas for articles, listen to podcasts or sleep. The one thing I never do is talk to anyone, because that would violate Rule 1 of Travelling on the London Underground. This evening, however, someone did speak to me, and I’m glad I resisted […]
F1 Fanatic guest writer John Beamer looks at the technology of the 2009 F1 cars, starting with those eye-catching front wings. Contrary to what many feared a few months ago, 2009 will be a bonanza for F1 technical aficionados. The lower (and flatter)?é?áfront wing, higher nose and deletion of various aerodynamic paraphernalia circling the chassis […]