(Sauber F1 Team)
The FIA have confirmed that a number of changes have been agreed ahead of the 2015 Formula One Technical Regulations. The following changes were agreed at a meeting of the World Motorsport Council in Doha on Wednesday.
- The weight of a Formula One car without fuel must not be less then 702KG at all times during the Event.(Up 1KG from 701KG).
- Changes have been made in relation to Wind Tunnel Test with regard to the aerodynamic reporting periods for 2015 and 2016.
- Any suspension system fitted to the front wheels must be so arranged that its response results only from changes in load applied to the front wheels.
- Any suspension system fitted to the rear wheels must be so arranged that its response results only from changes in load applied to the rear wheels.
- The Zylon anti-intrusion panels on both sides of the survival cell have been extended upwards to the rim of the cockpit and alongside the pilot's head.
The FIA have also made changes to how the mandatory FIA Super Licence's are obtained:
- Safety Criteria
- There is valid driving licence requirement
- There is a minimum age requirement (18 years old)
- There is a verification of knowledge of the F1 Sporting Regulations/ISC rules.
2. Experience Criteria
- There is the 300Km in F1 TCC or TPC_ as minimum requirement
- There is a 2 years minimum running in minor Formulas
3. Performance Criteria
- There is a points system requirement based on the driver results in previous Formulas.
© Ben Johnston 2014