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With Toto Wolff declaring some of the British GP fights “borderline dirty”, FIA race director Michael Masi has denied that the stewards were lenient on the drivers.
F1 could return to the days of refuelling, at least if FIA president Jean Todt has his way.
Although Nico Rosberg wants to see “great racing” and “less penalties” in F1, he believes the stewards got it wrong in deciding not to penalise Max Verstappen in Austria.
Michael Masi has rubbished claims of inconsistent with penalties, saying one cannot compare Sebastian Vettel’s Canadian antics to Max Verstappen’s in Austria.
Three hours after the chequered flag fell in Austria, Max Verstappen the declared the official winner after being cleared of any wrongdoing in a stewards’ investigation.
Max Verstappen, Charles Leclerc, Sergio Perez, Kevin Magnussen and Alex Albon were the lucky few selected for press conference duty in Austria.
Formula 1 race director, Michael Masi, has said there has been no change in approach to addressing penalties since Sebastian Vettel’s controversial incident in Canada.
Having attended the recent FIA summit in Paris, Nico Hulkenberg has “faith” that F1’s rule makers will get the “aero side” right in 2021.
With penalties dominating Formula 1 headlines in the past month, Michael Masi says the rules can change but feels it should only be done next year.
FIA race director Michael Masi says Sunday’s quick start with the lights at the French Grand Prix was “certainly within the tolerances” of the regulations.
Ferrari have expressed that they are “very unhappy” with the FIA’s decision to reject their appeal to review Sebastian Vettel’s penalty in Canada.
Representatives from Ferrari, Renault, Alfa Romeo, McLaren and Williams take questions from the press in France.
FIA president Jean Todt insists he’s “not worried at all” about the delays finalising the 2021 overhaul of Formula 1.
Formula 1 teams and the powers-that-be have agreed to delay the publication of the 2021 regulations until October, following concerns that they are “immature.”
F1 drivers have only themselves to blame for today’s strict penalties as they pushed the FIA to set things out “down to the millimetre and micrometer” says Alex Wurz.
There was no “hidden agenda” or anything “sinister” in the stewards’ decision to penalty Sebastian Vettel in Canada, or so says Ross Brawn.
Formula 1 in 2019 is on the decline. Fans are leaving in droves, tickets aren’t selling and the racing, most notably at the sharp end of the grid, is borderline non-existent.
Toto Wolff has backed the FIA’s decision to scrap standard gearboxes but insists Mercedes are “open-minded” to cutting costs when it comes to non-performance parts.
Formula 1 will not be using standardised gearboxes in 2021 after the World Motor Sport Council voted against the proposal.
FIA race director Michael Masi said there is “no explanation” as to why a manhole came lose on the opening day of practice in Baku.
Alexander Albon, Kimi Raikkonen, Sergio Perez and Romain Grosjean field questions from the press in China.
The Formula 1 drivers met with the Bahrain stewards on Friday to discuss the adoption of a “let them race” attitude towards on-track incidents.
The FIA will install a second set of start lights halfway down the grid before the start of Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix.
A change to the qualifying format could be introduced as early as next season with F1’s Strategy Group toying with the idea of a Q4 session again.
It has been said that Charlie Whiting will be difficult to replace with the FIA opting to use two people to cover his role at this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix.
Lando Norris, Charles Leclerc, Valtteri Bottas, Pierre Gasly and Daniil Kvyat sit down with the press in Bahrain.
Formula 1 is set to undergo yet another overhaul come 2021 with pictures of the 2021 cars leaked online.
Formula 1 will know later today what the sport’s future could look like with Liberty Media and the FIA set to present their vision for 2021 to the teams.
With at least two drivers complaining they could not see the start lights in Melbourne due to other cars’ wings, the FIA are “working on a solution.”
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff believes the FIA are starting to realise how difficult replacing Charlie Whiting will be.