The F1 Fee approves modifications to the Dash format and another components, to be outlined at a later date.
The F1 Fee, which includes the FIA, the FOM, the groups and the official suppliers, has authorised the revision of a number of factors for the rules for 2024 and past, though a few of them, similar to the brand new Dash format, must be fine-tuned and detailed within the coming weeks.
Adjustments will have an effect on the dash races, automotive cooling, moist climate tyres, tyre availability, monetary modifications and the 2026 rules.
These are crucial resolutions adopted in Abu Dhabi:
Dash race weekend format to be up to date
Nonetheless to be decided, but it surely seems to be like qualifying for Sunday’s race and the potential of partial, or all, reverse grids for the Dash race is being thought of, though nothing has been determined, in the meanwhile.
Extra assessments to enhance moist visibility with lined tires
Testing days will happen for Pirelli to enhance the system of detachable mudguards that have been launched this 12 months. These are covers or mudguards for the rear wheels, in excessive rain circumstances, to mitigate the spray or wake of water that the vehicles increase in these circumstances.
There shall be no extra Grand Prixs with fewer units of tyres accessible
Supplying 11 units of tyres for the entire weekend as an alternative of 13 was achieved twice in 2023 however within the face of complaints from drivers and groups, the thought of saving units that don’t profit the present is discarded.
As well as, the intention to get rid of the heating blankets is suspended till at the very least 2026, i.e. the subsequent two years will proceed as earlier than.
Ducting shall be allowed for extra pilot cooling for extremely popular conditions
The measure comes from the expertise of the Qatar GP, the place the cockpits became ovens and a few racers retired or needed to be handled on the medical heart after the race. The duct, positioned within the nostril of the automotive, could also be opened to enhance air stream.
Adjustments to steel components on the ground of the automotive
To enhance the security of the contributors.
Small modifications within the monetary restrict
With a view to permit the groups to higher regulate to the restrict which has been a headache in some events.
The 2026 automotive can’t be developed till the start of 2025
The automotive, bodily, won’t be able to begin manufacturing till the 12 months earlier than its implementation, though prototype work on computer systems has already existed for a while by way of simulators.