Tag Archive: World Motor Sport Council

Apr 11

Engine deal is ‘next move’ for 2015 team Haas

“Now the really hard work begins” – Haas

Gene Haas portrait Colin Kolles is at the helm of ‘Forza Rossa’, a team that the FIA on Friday said could be next in line for a F1 debut. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Teams agree qualifying tweaks for 2014

F1′s eleven teams have agreed on a revised qualifying format for 2014.

2014-01-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Lewis Hamilton 16Recently, we reported that at a meeting at the first Bahrain test, the sport’s major players would move to ensure qualifying is exciting in the new V6 era. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

FIA no longer mentioning ‘cost cap’

The FIA said the cost control regulations will be installed in 2015.

Flagworld - FIA F1′s governing body has toned down its rhetoric on cost-cutting, having said in December it wanted to install a highly-controversial “global cost cap”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Tougher Pirellis means heavier cars in 2014

The report tipped the rule tweak, raising the minimum weight to 691kg

2013-10-25 - Pirelli  - 0009 The mandatory minimum weight of F1 cars will be raised by 1 kilogram for 2014, Italy’s Omnicorse reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Vettel ‘not afraid’ of Alonso head-to-head

“Maybe someday I will be on the same team with Kimi or Fernando”

2013-10-25 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99000 Sebastian Vettel insists he is not afraid to go head-to-head with one of F1′s very best drivers, hinting his next move could be to Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

Pirelli supplying Formula One for the next three years

Pirelli will continue to determine the specification of the tyres

Pirelli white logo Following a decision by the World Motor Sport Council confirming Pirelli’s status as the single supplier of tyres to the FIA Formula One World Championship, Pirelli and the FIA have renewed their Formula One tyre supply contract. The duration of the agreement is for three years, starting from the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Controversy explodes with new ‘double points’ finale

“Why should a single race be worth more?”

2013-06-09_1039International publications have described the highly controversial decision to award double-points in the 2014 season finale as “strange” (Bild) and “crazy” (La Gazzetta dello Sport). Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

FIA confirms 19, not 22-race calendar for 2014

Grand Prix of Canada, June 8th

Flagworld - FIAThe FIA has confirmed that previously-scheduled races in New Jersey, Korea and Mexico will in fact not take place in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

New developments for 2014 ERC revealed

FIA European Rally Championship in 2014

European Rally Championship logoEurosport Events, the promoter of the FIA European Rally Championship, is delighted to announce several exciting developments for the 2014 season, which were approved by a meeting of the FIA Rally Commission in Geneva last month (31 October).

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Oct 04

Pirelli – still no tyre deal with FIA

“There’s meetings still going on.  Unfortunately.”

2013-06-30 - Britain - Pirelli (3)Pirelli boss Paul Hembery on Friday admitted there is still no deal with the FIA for the sport’s supply of tyres beyond 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Big F1 teams oppose single fuel supplier

F1′s major teams reportedly oppose moves to appoint a single fuel supplier.

2013-06-09_1039Last week after the meeting of the World Motor Sport Council, it emerged that the new Concorde Agreement paves the way for a single supplier of fuel in future. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

New Jersey on huge 2014 calendar, Pirelli staying in F1

A 20 or 21-race calendar is actually more realistic

Flagworld - FIANew Jersey is officially back on the F1 calendar for 2014, as the FIA published a huge 22-race schedule after its meeting of the World Motor Sport Council on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Drivers could get sixth engine for bustling 2014 calendar

The smaller teams, however, might not be happy with that.

2013-06-09_1028F1 drivers may be allocated an extra engine for next season, if the calendar really does swell to an unprecedented 22 races. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Bin Sulayem weighing up bid for FIA presidency

Bin Sulayem, a former rally driver, is already an FIA vice-president.

2010-11-13 - Hispania F1 Racing Team - Karun Chandhok - Vicky Chandhok - Mohammed Bin SulayemMohammad Bin Sulayem has not denied speculation he is set to become a third candidate for the FIA presidency. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 20

F1 proposes extended practice session for young drivers

So far, the proposed change has drawn a mixed response.

Friday practice sessions could be extended from 90 to 120 minutes next year in a bid to help young drivers gain formula one mileage. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

Organiser sure Ecclestone to honour Monza contract

“I only know that he abides by contracts, always”

Monza logoMonza official Federico Bendinelli insists he is not worried Bernie Ecclestone might be preparing to axe F1′s historic Italian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Australia to keep season opener slot in 2014

Australia may retain the opening slot on the 2014 calendar.

2013-03-15 - Scuderia Ferrari - Australia - Fernando AlonsoEarlier, it was thought likely the sport’s highly-controversial Bahrain race could steal Melbourne’s thunder as the scene of next year’s championship opener. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

F1 needs rule to stop ‘disastrous’ wet Fridays – Ecclestone

“The FIA and the teams need to sort it out”

2013-06-07_0008Bernie Ecclestone has slammed the regulations after packed grandstands at Silverstone on Friday watched little more than falling rain during practice. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Ecclestone tells race organiser Monza future safe

“Specific assurances” about Monza’s future.

Monza logoItalian grand prix organiser ACI on Friday insisted Monza will not be dropped from the formula one calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

FIA to block ‘custom engines’ for 2014 – report

The rule will be ratified by the World Motor Sport Council on Friday

Flagworld - FIAEngine makers will have to supply identical packages to each partner team when the new V6 formula kicks off next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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