News Details

F1 could axe Friday morning practice to cut costs

F1 could axe Friday morning practice sessions next year, as teams consider how to cut costs in the absence of a mandatory budget cap. Although keenly supported by the small teams, and championed by FIA president Jean Todt, the 2015 budget cap was vetoed by the powerful 'Strategy Group' teams including grandees Ferrari, Red Bull and Mercedes. The smaller teams are furious, but in a crisis meeting in London last week, they were asked to come back in a fortnight with some cost-cutting rule proposals of their own. Germany's Sport Bild claims that one of the measures under consideration is reducing the grand prix weekend by one 90-minute practice session from 2015. Another proposed rule change...
Full Story »
2y ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Formula 1 could axe Friday morning practice to cut...

Formula 1 could axe Friday morning practice to cut costs 5 May, 2014...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

F1 in danger of 'ruining' itself - Sauber

Sutton Images Enlarge Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn has...
2y ago from espnF1.com

Policing a budget cap 'not difficult'

Getty Images Enlarge Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn has...
2y ago from espnF1.com

Kaltenborn still backing a budget cap

Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn has rubbished claimed by F1's...
2y ago from PlanetF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Randy Mamola: Rossi and Vinales, the friendship with...

In his latest Motorsport.com column, former 500cc star Randy Mamola...
5h ago from Motorsport.com

Iannone loses Ducati ride, Dovizioso extends contract

Ducati have decided to part ways with Andrea Iannone to make room for...
6h ago from SuperSport.com

Iannone fastest in free practice in Italy

Italy's Andrea Iannone of Ducati posted the fastest time following the...
6h ago from SuperSport.com

We had problems braking - Giugliano

Aruba.it Racing Ducati rider Davide Giugliano says braking issues at...
7h ago from SuperSport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Video: Indianapolis 500 race highlights

No description available...
7h ago from GPUpdate.net

Video: Race highlights of the 100th Indianapolis 500

Watch video highlights of last Sunday’s Indianapolis 500, the 100th...

INDYCAR: Chaves back with Coyne in Detroit

After an impressive month of May and a 20th-place finish at the 100th...
1h ago from Racer.com

Rossi earns $2.5m for Indy 500 win

Andretti Autosport’s Alexander Rossi earned $2,548,743 from an overall...
6h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

New Citroën leaves drivers grinning

Meeke, Breen and Lefebvre left with banana smiles
10h ago from WRC.com

Debut date set for new Hyundai

Advertising The Dutchman, who has conducted all the car’s testing this...
7h ago from WRC.com

Available now: WRC Regroup podcast

New edition available to download
1d ago from WRC.com

Lydden WRX: Solberg leads Day 1 as Loeb hits trouble

Reigning World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg leads the way after the...
3d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal's bitter rivals set to ruin transfer plans...

Ajax youngster Riechedly Bazoer is coming off a superb season for the...
1h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Arsenal could capitalise on Euro giants' firesale with...

According to reports from Gazzetta dello Sport, Inter Milan will be...

Barcelona join Grzegorz Krychowiak hunt?

Barcelona have reportedly entered the running to sign Sevilla midfielder...
5h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

It's a travesty! Fans react as Jack Wilshere is...

JACK WILSHERE has been confirmed in the final England squad and fans are...
6h ago from Express.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Ericsson crashed deliberately in Monaco

A Brazilian F1 correspondent claims Sauber driver... Read More »
9h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Ferrari in crisis trumpet Italian media

Ferrari has gone from targeting Formula 1 title... Read More »
11h ago from GrandPrix247.com

Kvyat considering Red Bull exit

Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat has confirmed that... Read More »
7h ago from PlanetF1.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.