News Details

Bodywork changes for 2019 put sponsors before racing

At a time many fear for the direction Formula One is heading, one of the agreements reached at this week's meeting of the Strategy Group appears to encapsulate much of what is wrong with Formula One at present. Last year, as is the norm, the teams disagreed on a number of devices that appeared on the cars over the course of the year, most notably the so-called shark fin. McLaren, which has made no secret of its need for new sponsors, argued that the fin obscured a large portion of the rear wing, widely seen as 'prime real estate' in terms of logos. While many were keen to retain the fin, for aerodynamic reasons, the device was scrapped for this year, though there is talk of it returning in...
Full Story »
8mo ago from Pitpass.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

F1 set to introduce minimum driver weight in 2019

The FIA is finalising plans for a minimum Formula 1 driver weight in 2019...
8mo ago from Motorsport.com

F1 teams agree sponsor-friendly bodywork changes for...

Formula 1 teams have agreed to push through bodywork changes for 2019...
8mo ago from Motorsport.com

Ferrari turned down proposal for ‘simple front...

The Ferrari Formula 1 team reportedly threatened to use their veto power...
8mo ago from F1Hub.net

Formula 1 set for minimum driver weight in 2019

Formula 1 is set to introduce a minimum driver weight in 2019 as part of...
8mo ago from MotorsportWeek.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

MotoGP Motegi: Lorenzo in doubt for Japanese race

Works Ducati rider Jorge Lorenzo is still in doubt for this weekend's...
5h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Lorenzo still in doubt to race in Japan

No description available...
8h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Lappi Moves To Citroen Alongside Ogier for 2019

Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT have announced that Esapekka Lappi will move...

Meeke splits with co-driver Nagle

No description available...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho has Arsenal and Ed...

MANCHESTER UNITED boss Jose Mourinho reportedly feels Arsenal have...
1h ago from Express.co.uk

Arsenal legend Arsene Wenger could manage Premier...

ARSENAL legend Robert Pires believes former Gunners boss Arsene Wenger...
1h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Emery demands further improvement from his players

Nine consecutive victories across three competitions represents an...
2h ago from News.ArseBlog.com

Emery not getting carried away despite fans’ chants

Unai Emery believes it is too early for chants of “we’ve got...
3h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

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.