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Top things you might've missed in F1's 2021 rules
Formula 1 and the FIA finally revealed their vision for the future of grand prix racing at the US Grand Prix, but it came with an extensive reading list. Here, we present precisely what you can expect from F1's dramatic new look
At last, the vision of Formula 1 2021 looks a little clearer in the crystal ball.
After plenty of behind-closed-doors wrangling and gamesmanship among the championship's teams and officials, there is now more than just a proof of concept. To the relief of many, the anticipated wide-scale changes for the 2021 season have now been signed off - and F1 will evolve dramatically at the close of next season.
In a pre-US Grand Prix press conference, F1's motorsport managing director Ross Brawn - sharing the table with CEO Chase Carey and FIA technical director Nikolas Tombazis - presented not only the new style of car that will take to the track, but also F1's new flavour. In doing so, he also took a few carefully planned swipes at the previous management's direction.
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Mercedes ended Friday practice at the Hungaroring with a clear gap to Red Bull thanks to Valtteri Bottas’s pace in topping FP2. But there are other reasons why the Black Arrows squad feels satisfied with its progress so far at a track many Formula 1 observers reckon favours Red Bull overall...
OPINION: Red Bull was justified to be upset that Lewis Hamilton survived his British GP clash with Max Verstappen and went on to win. But its attempts to lobby the FIA to reconsider the severity of Hamilton's in-race penalty were always likely to backfire, and have only succeeded in creating a PR disaster that will distract from its on-track efforts
OPINION: It wasn't just the Verstappen/Hamilton clash that had the Red Bull and Mercedes bosses at loggerheads at Silverstone, with the nature of Formula 1's 2025 engines also subject for disagreement. But hopes to have loud, emotive engines that are also environmentally friendly don't have to be opposed.
Cast in the mould of its founder Colin Chapman, Lotus was powerful and daring but flawed – as it proved through further soaring peaks and painful troughs into the 1980s. DAMIEN SMITH examines a game-changing era
OPINION: Changes to the layout of Abu Dhabi’s circuit aim to reverse the trend of insipid Formula 1 races there - the promoter has even described one of the new corners as “iconic”. And that, argues STUART CODLING, is one of this venue’s abiding failings
Last year's Formula 2 runner-up Callum Ilott could be on his way to becoming the first Briton to contest a grand prix in an Alfa Romeo since Reg Parnell in 1950. But, says Oleg Karpov, the Ferrari Driver Academy protege is having to temper his ambition at the moment – outwardly at least…
OPINION: Formula 1's calendar might still be facing disruption as the pandemic affects travel but, says Mark Gallagher, the business itself is fundamentally strong thanks to the epic rivalry taking place on track and the consistent arrival of new sponsors.
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