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Michael Masi says in “hindsight” he would have delayed the start of Q2 at the Turkish Grand Prix until he was certain a recovery vehicle was off the track.
Formula 1 and the FIA have announced a 23-race provisional calendar for 2021, starting in Australia on March 21 and ending in Abu Dhabi on December 5.
A new-look calendar for Formula 2 and Formula 3 in 2021 has been confirmed with split schedules for the junior series.
The Vietnamese GP has been dropped from Formula 1’s 2021 calendar while the Brazilian GP will stay at Interlagos for another year.
Formula 2 and Formula 3 have unveiled new measures for 2021 with the objective of helping to cut costs throughout the junior series.
The FIA has announced it will evaluate whether any changes need to be made as marshals were still on the track while drivers unlapped themselves at Imola.
There was a scary moment for the marshals at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix after lapped cars were released whilst they were still on track.
Michael Masi and the FIA won’t be review Formula 1’s penalty system before the season is over with the F1 race director saying mid-year changes would be “bad governance.”
Drivers can now be granted an F1 super-licence even if they only have three-quarters of the required points, under a new FIA ruling.
Michael Masi has rubbished Max Verstappen’s claims that Race Control opted to deploy the Safety Car at the Eifel GP just to “make it more exciting”.
The World Motor Sport Council has ratified changes to the 2021 technical regulations that will prevent teams from reverse engineering rivals’ designs.
Formula 1 could race anywhere in the world such are the sport’s stringent Covid-19 protocols, says the man in charge of those protocols Bruno Famin.
Michael Masi is open to speaking with Lewis Hamilton after the Brit accused the stewards of being “out to stop” him.
FIA technical director, Nikolas Tombazis, has said the governing body still has continued trouble policing the legality of teams’ power units.
FIA president Jean Todt says he would “welcome” Volkswagen to Formula 1 – following a hint dropped by the company’s chairman.
FIA president, Jean Todt, has said he will vote against reverse grids in Formula 1, believing they would create “artificial tension”.
Michael Masi is offended by Lewis Hamilton’s accusations that Race Control is putting drivers at “risk” to make Formula 1 “more exciting”.
Michael Masi has defended the decision not to red flag the Belgian GP despite drivers have to pick their way through a debris field.
Details of the ban on engine ‘party modes’ have emerged, with the short-term power boosts set to be outlawed from the Italian Grand Prix onwards.
Clamping down on party modes, Michael Masi is confident the FIA can police engine modes, otherwise they “wouldn’t have gone down the road”.
Istanbul Park is set to be confirmed on a final 17-race calendar for the 2020 F1 season – with Jerez, which had also been touted for inclusion, missing out.
A new ‘cheating’ controversy could be about to erupt in F1 – this time over ERS.
All 10 Formula 1 teams have committed to the sport for at least five more years after all signing the new Concorde Agreement.
F1 race director Michael Masi has hinted at “a couple of surprises” when the remainder of the rejigged 2020 calendar is finalised.
F1 race director Michael Masi says the F1 drivers were well aware before Spanish GP that the stewards would “crackdown” on blue flag infringements.
Racing Point have joined Mercedes in revealing they are not quite ready to sign the new Concorde Agreement, declaring it “still needs some work”.
Michael Masi says changes to the radio communication limits during a formation lap are up for discussion after Haas fell foul of the rule in Hungary.
With his antics at Silverstone labelled “dangerous” and “sketchy”, Michael Masi says the stewards followed the correct procedure when it came to Romain Grosjean’s driving.
Racing Point may have taken it to the extreme but Jean Todt says Formula 1 teams have been copying others’ designs for “decades” already.
Michael Masi says “one team” questioned Valtteri Bottas’ apparent jump start in Hungary but accepted that it was within the “tolerances”.