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Kimi Raikkonen was in fine form last night at the FIA Prize-Giving Gala in Saint Petersburg, thanks to a drink or seven.
The FIA believe that the aeroscreen would not have protected Charles Leclerc even 10% as much as the halo did in his opening lap crash in Spa.
The Mexican Grand Prix is now under threat, despite winning the Best Promoter award at the FIA Prize-giving gala on Friday.
The FIA have confirmed the Halo device did prevent a part of Fernando Alonso’s car hitting Charles Leclerc on his visor at Spa.
The FIA have ratified a number of regulation changes ahead of the 2019 season, including the introduction of new incentives in qualifying.
FIA president Jean Todt has said that it was the little things that were missing at Ferrari during the 2018 season which cost them the title.
Next season F1 could see more kerbs installed such as the one in Abu Dhabi as Charlie Whiting says it takes away the “dreadfully tedious” need to police track limits.
Aston Martin won’t be entering Formula 1 as an engine manufacturer, saying Liberty’s decision not to change the rules put them off.
Pirelli will continue to supply tyres to the Formula 1 grid through to 2023, remaining as the sport’s sole supplier.
Formula 1 are looking re replacing grands prix with so-called “unattractive agreements” according to CEO and chairman Chase Carey.
The FIA has closed the book on Mercedes’ wheel rim spacer design with Charlie Whiting saying the “matter is settled.”
The matter between Max Verstappen and Esteba Ocon is over, at least according to the FIA who feel there is no need for further invention.
The FIA will not change the weighbridge rules in Formula 1 after the incident with Sebastian Vettel in Interlagos on Saturday.
FIA race director Charlie Whiting has explained why Lewis Hamilton avoided punishment for a potential block on Sergey Sirotkin.
Porsche won’t be knocking on F1’s door any time soon with a Volkswagen insider saying the time for entering F1 is “just wrong.”
Charlie Whiting has said that Adrian Newey suggested that Formula 1 could use “slippery kerbs” to prevent track limits abuse.
FIA race director Charlie Whiting has said Sebastian Vettel simply “didn’t do a good enough job” during red-flag conditions in Austin.
The Mercedes W09 has passed an FIA check after Ferrari queried the legality of their wheel hub design.
Renault F1’s managing director Cyril Abiteboul has warned Formula 1 that “untenable” rising engine costs could see one of the four manufacturers drop out of the sport.
New rear-wing endplate lights will be fitted to F1 cars for next year, having been approved by the FIAs World Motor Sport Council.
The 2019 Formula 1 season will finish in December, with the German Grand Prix included on the final calendar released by the FIA.
Formula 1 race director Charlie Whiting has confirmed that the points system will not be tinkered with for the 2019 campaign.
David Coulthard has thrown his weight behind an all-female racing series, W Series, aimed at helping women racers make it into Formula 1.
Charlie Whiting has clapped back at Max Verstappen’s comments, saying the Dutchman “clearly” deserved a penalty in Suzuka.
Plans to bring Vietnam onto the Formula 1 calendar for the 2020 season are set to be confirmed soon.
Ferrari have confirmed that they have a second sensor fitted within their battery, but have rejected claims that it has led to a power loss.
Formula 1 could switch to a four-part qualifying session in 2019 which would see only the fastest eight cars fight for pole position.
South Korean tyre company Hankook has confirmed its participation in Formula 1’s upcoming tender process for tyres.
Although Fernando Alonso is leaving F1 at the end of this season, the Spaniard has left the door open for a return and may yet be enticed by the design of the 2021 cars.
Formula 1’s smaller outfits will never agree to three-car teams as they could be left fighting over 10th place; that’s according to Charlie Whiting.