Teams to vote: 145 million and new F1 rules

it is Now clear that The planned budget ceiling for the formula 1 will come. The Teams have reached an agreement on Friday in an online vote. In the first step,

Teams to vote: 145 million and new F1 rules

it is Now clear that The planned budget ceiling for the formula 1 will come. The Teams have reached an agreement on Friday in an online vote. In the first step, each team is allowed to holes from 2021 to a maximum of $ 145 million (approximately EUR 133 million) for its formula 1 project spend, it remains, however, in the case of various "slip".

the new budget ceiling for the driver's salaries and the salaries of the three highest-paid employees are Excluded, for example, the marketing of the Teams costs.

is Decided, however, The budget ceiling is to be lowered in the coming years, namely, to 2022, to about 128 million euros and 2023 to approximately 124 million euros. With the latter value, the formula 1 live-racing teams and then up to and including 2025 every year.

The world Council has yet to

agree That the Teams have agreed on these measures is, however, no official confirmation. The new formula 1 rules have yet to be ratified by the FIA motor sport world Council. That could happen in the next few days, also by online voting, because the next scheduled meeting is planned for mid-June.

Interesting: Originally, it had already been agreed in the autumn of 2019 on a budget limit, at the time, but still on $ 175 million (around 160 million Euro). Then, the amount has been controversial. Especially the top teams locked up against a lowering, whereas, for example, McLaren and even under $ 100 million (nearly 92 million euros), wanted to go.

the result of the recent team vote is a compromise, to the further steps for the improvement of equal opportunities are linked is so. The work will be in the future, curtailed hours in the wind tunnel and in computer simulations, according to the Motto: Who's driving in the front, you'll get less resources.

for the First time: the restriction of the development of

Specifically, a certain number was put in working hours. The world champion team of the season in 2021 should invest for the development of the new vehicle for 2022 only 90 percent of these hours. Staggered according to the positions in the constructors ' standings, each Team will receive 2.5 percent more of the time, the tail light for a total of 112,5 percent.

here, Too, the formula 1 step at a time: Starting in 2022, only 70 percent of the development time in the wind tunnel and in simulations, the world champion team for the development of the successor cars. In descending order of the constructors ' championship, each Team gets five percent more of the time. The last-place Team is at 115 percent of the work hours, as possible new teams. to support

in order To customer team and you agreed, apparently also to remove the cost for components such as the gearbox and suspension parts after the purchase of the maximum budget of the buyer.

the devil is in The Detail ...

Speaking of the budget upper limit: it is linked to the exact number of races this season. The formula 1 season 2021 includes race, for example 21, then it remains at $ 145 million (133 million euros). Per race, more or less, a Million of US will be added to dollars (approximately 920.000 euros) or deducted.

in addition, have agreed the team once more formally to ensure that the new technical rules will be introduced only in 2022, not 2021 and that the development of the engines will be in the years 2020 and 2021 only to a limited extent - due to a limitation of the test hours and the number of Upgrades per season. Even so, the cost should decrease.

This article by Stefan Ehlen, Co-author: Jonathan Noble

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Updated Date: 23 May 2020, 15:27

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