FIA confirms cost-cutting measures for 2015 Formula One season: The regulations will be used starting next season

The rules will be used starting up next season

By: Adam Cooper on January 23, 2014

Changes to the weight of the cars are among the measures that will be implemented in 2015.

LAT PHOTOGRAPHIC – Alterations to the excess weight of the vehicles are amongst the measures that will be implemented in 2015.

The FIA has confirmed its earlier program to introduce price handle and value reduction laws for 2015 following a meeting yesterday.

The laws will be presented to the Planet Motor Sport Council in June and will come into force for the start of following season.

An FIA statement mentioned, “The FIA president reaffirmed to members of the WMSC the FIA’s intention to assure a healthier, inexpensive and spectacular FIA Formula A single Globe Championship for the long-term long term. At a meeting of the F1 Strategy Group yesterday, chaired by the FIA president, and attended by Bernie Ecclestone and the teams, it was unanimously agreed that expense reduction and value management laws will be presented to the WMSC in June 2014 for introduction in January 2015.”

Meanwhile, there have been some updates to the rules for each this 12 months and past, despite the fact that they have however to be totally ratified:

Amendments to the 2014 Sporting Regulations have been also accredited, but are subject to ratification by the F1 Commission and teams. These include:

— The Stewards may possibly now impose a 5-2nd time penalty which can be taken prior to function is carried out on the auto in a pit quit

— Crew personnel have to also dress in helmets throughout qualifying, as effectively as the race

— Drivers may not cease on the slowing down lap to conserve fuel for sampling and subsequent analysis this will not be regarded justifiable purpose for stopping

— For 2014 only, every group will be allowed 6 curfew “jokers.” Previously there had been 2 permitted. This is to allow more versatility for doing work on the new engines and autos

Amendments to the 2014 Technical Regulations, subject to agreement of the F1 Commission and teams:

— The bodyweight of the vehicle, without fuel, need to not be significantly less than 691kg at all occasions in the course of the Event. The weight limit has elevated by 1kg to take into account the difference in excess weight amongst the tires in 2013 and 2014

Amendments to the 2015 Sporting Laws, topic to agreement of the F1 Commission:

— To be considered as a constructor, teams will now not need to style and manufacture suspension and brake ducts

Amendments to the 2015 Technical Rules, topic to agreement of the F1 Commission:

— The auto minimum weight has been elevated by 10kg, to 701kg, for 2015

— All tire heating gadgets will be prohibited in 2015

— For security factors, the front part of the chassis will not be capable to climb also steeply rearward of the front of the chassis.

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