In the round-up: Sainz hopes 2021 F1 rules make podiums possible • Vettel will be Ferrari’s priority • Albon: Learning steering wheel a big challenge
The Azerbaijan Grand Prix promoters have extended their F1 race deal by three years but have not taken up their full five-year option.
F1’s commercial rights holder Liberty Media and the FIA are said to be “totally aligned” as they press teams to accept a drastic overhaul of the sport’s financial structure for 2021.
Formula 1 must begin to define its 2021 rules package this month to give teams enough time to prepare for the sweeping changes which are expected, says Guenther Steiner.
Tackling the growth of ‘B-teams’ in Formula 1 should address is a “critical” priority for the sport following a series of “questionable” on-track incidents during 2018, according to McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown.
McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown says he expects it will become easier for Formula 1 teams to find sponsorship as Liberty Media’s planned overhaul will make the sport “healthier”.
Formula 1 is to introduce rules requiring the sport’s current engine manufacturers to help new entrants into the sport.
Formula 1’s governing body does not agreement from teams to impose changes to the rules for the 2021 season.
Last year the FIA and FOM announced an overhaul of the 2021 engine regulations which involved scrapping a key part of F1’s V6 hybrid turbos. Why has the plan been axed?
Formula 1’s ‘big three’ teams finished a whopping two laps ahead of their ‘Formula 1.5’ rivals in Mexico. Can Liberty Media ever level the playing field?
Cosworth’s managing director says the company would likely have built an F1 engine for Aston Martin in 2021 but the championship’s decision to keep the MGU-H prevented it.
Formula 1 must avoid copying some of IndyCar’s mistakes by altering downforce levels to encourage overtaking, McLaren sporting director Gil de Ferran has said.
Formula 1’s planned changes to car design in 2021 are likely to encourage more overtaking than the 2009 ‘Overtaking Working Group’ rules did, one designer believes.
Fernando Alonso says Formula 1 is trying to follow IndyCar’s lead with its efforts to aid overtaking through its new design direction for 2021.
Formula 1’s concept car design for the 2021 season has failed to impress Ferrari. Team principal Maurizio Arrivabene said his engineers were “underwhelmed”.
Formula 1 has revealed how cars could look under radical new rules proposed for 2021.
Formula 1’s planned overhaul of its rules for the 2021 season is “too early” for Lamborghini to enter the championship according to its chairman and CEO Stefano Domenicali.
2021 was going to be the year Liberty Media’s revolution hit Formula 1. But the sport’s owners are discovering that turning the F1 ship around is not so easy.
Formula 1 has revised its plans for the budget cap which will be introduced in 2019, setting a new ‘glide path’ which will start at $200 million.
The FIA intends to introduce a new ‘version four’ of the Halo to Formula 1 in 2021 which could be more aesthetically pleasing than the current solution.