Good information for F1 followers, who will be capable to see extra overtaking within the race throughout the brand new F1 season. The FIA has made modifications to the rules and the acquainted DRS will be capable to be opened one lap earlier within the race.
Drivers will be capable to activate it on lap two after the beginning of the race and when two laps have handed after a Security Automobile. This can be a departure from the earlier guidelines the place it was three laps from the beginning of a race and the top of a Security Automobile interval that the DRS may very well be utilized.
The modifications are very optimistic for overtaking, as the primary few laps of the race are the place most overtaking takes place as a result of the tires are chilly and never worn and the drivers will be extra aggressive. Additionally, within the early laps, there’s much less distance between the automobiles and DRS will play a key position.
Modifications to the Dash format
What was an open secret is confirmed and the FIA will rearrange the periods within the so-called Dash format weekends. The modifications are supposed to enhance the format, which has not but satisfied many drivers and followers.
Beneath the modifications, Free Observe 1 (FP1) and qualifying for the dash race will probably be held on Friday, with qualifying for Sunday’s race on Saturday. On Sunday there will probably be just one session, the race.
Extra energy models
As well as, after complaints from a number of groups comparable to Ferrari, who have been penalized for utilizing extra energy models than the three allowed, the FIA will permit using another energy unit (4), in order that the groups can put on the engine extra and, subsequently, favor overtaking.