Can Liberty Media curb F1’s outrageous spending while preserving the sport’s appeal? Technical director Pat Symonds believes he has the answer.
The FIA is under pressure to abandon plans to overhaul Formula 1’s engine rules in 2021 due to a lack of interest from new manufacturers.
Formula 1 management has confirmed Spa will remain on the calendar for three more seasons, as RaceFans reported earlier this week.
Formula 1 is considering “fundamental” changes to the format of grand prix weekends from 2021 which could include shorter races, a new qualifying system and less practice time.
Active suspension, which was banned in F1 25 years ago, could return in 2021 as one of several standard parts all teams must use, RaceFans has learned.
F1’s engine manufacturers have agreed to a key part of Liberty Media’s plan for new power unit regulations in 2021, according to Mercedes executive director Toto Wolff.
Formula One teams will seek more details on plans to overhaul the sport in 2021 from Liberty Media in a meeting today in Monaco.
FIA president Jean Todt describes F1’s heat energy recovery technology as a “beautiful piece of art” but says he is willing to drop it to attract new manufacturers.
Mercedes executive director Toto Wolff has described Liberty Media’s plan to scrap team’s ‘mission control’ virtual garages in 2021 as a “very bad idea”.
Bringing back refuelling would add little to the spectacle of F1 according to senior technical figures from two of the sport’s leading teams.
‘Mission control’-style virtual garages used by F1 teams could be scrapped in 2021 under plans to cut costs and make racing less predictable.
Liberty Media has been urged by one of the sport’s longest-running teams not to back down from plans to introduce a budget cap to F1 in 2021.
Restrictions on F1 engine performance including rev and fuel flow limits will be relaxed under further proposals for changes to the formula from 2021.
Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne has repeated the team’s threat to quit F1 despite Liberty Media offering concessions in its plan for how F1 will be run from 2021.
RaceFans has learned how Liberty Media intends to shake up F1 in 2021. Dieter Rencken explains what’s on the table and considers how teams will react.
Ferrari and Mercedes will receive a much smaller share of F1’s prize money from 2021 under new plans for how the near-$1 billion fund will be shared out.
Mercedes executive director Toto Wolff says a mooted cost cap of $150 million for Formula One teams in 2021 is “not achievable” but is close to being realistic.
Liberty Media has proposed a budget cap among a raft of changes to be introduced to Formula One in 2021.
Formula One has been warned not to “end up like IndyCar” by further relaxing rules which require teams to build their own cars.
Formula One’s managing director of motorsport Ross Brawn says it will take until 2021 for the sport to properly tackle its overtaking problem.