Posts Tagged ‘regulations’

Comments Off on Brawn tips Mercedes to remain ‘strong’ in 2017

Ross Brawn believes his former Mercedes Formula One team will have prepared well for 2017’s radical regulation changes and expects the triple world champions to remain at the sharpest end of the grid. Next year will see the introduction of wider and faster F1 cars, with series bosses keen to shake up the pecking order […]

Comments Off on Jean Todt says he is prepared to take control.

FIA President Jean Todt says he would be willing to accept calls to disband the Strategy Group in favour of determining the regulations alongside Bernie Ecclestone, but only if he felt it was right for the sport. Formula 1 has come into criticism for its convoluted decision-making process, namely the Strategy Group, which allows teams, […]

Comments Off on Exhausts to be raised for 2012.

Following several meetings of the Technical Working Group (TWG) at Silverstone last weekend, teams have agreed to raise the overall position of exhausts in their cars from the start of next season. This will help to prevent situations such as the engine mapping row which overshadowed the build-up to the British Grand Prix. This year […]

Comments Off on FIA considering tweak to running order

The FIA is considering a change of regulation ahead of the next round of the World Rally Championship to reverse the running order on rallies. The top 15 crews after day one of world rallies were reversed until the end of the event, before a regulation change at the start of 2008, which meant the […]

Comments Off on Bernie against small capacity turbos

News that Bernie Ecclestone is at “at loggerheads” with FIA president Jean Todt over the move to small capacity turbocharged engines in 2013 is interesting. Talking to Australian Associated Press ahead of the Melbourne season-opener, Ecclestone said: “I’m anti, anti, anti, anti moving into this small turbo four formula. We don’t need it and if […]