News Details

Perplexed Verstappen feels engine penalties need reviewing

Red Bull's Max Verstappen feels that the system for engine penalties does not make sense, and so is calling for a re-think. Under the current rules in Formula 1 drivers are limited to set a number of each component which they can use freely across a season, but after that, penalties start being applied for the new elements taken. A complete power unit change means dropping to the back of the grid, if drivers have already gone over their allowance of three, while taking any element over the limit for the first time means a 10-place grid drop. But after that, if a driver takes another new version of that same element, the grid penalty is only five places. Recently in Brazil Lewis Hamilton...
Full Story »
1mo ago from PlanetF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Brundle: Grid penalties for Verstappen and Bottas harsh

Ex-Formula 1 driver, turned pundit Martin Brundle, reflected on the...
1mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Hamilton denies repetition of DAS system: "I...

In the days following the Brazilian Grand Prix, footage emerged showing...
2mo ago from GPBlog.com

Dutch driver thinks grid penalty Verstappen is...

After Brazil the FIA was not finished with handing out penalties. During...
1mo ago from GPBlog.com

Albers thinks Verstappen penalty is nonsense: 'It...

After Brazil the FIA was not finished with handing out penalties. During...
1mo ago from GPBlog.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

UPDATED: Jack Miller tests positive for Covid, Ducati...

UPDATE: Ducati has announced that, following the news of Jack Miller's...
22h ago from Crash.net

RNF: Binder's Moto3 fightbacks mean potential for...

Darryn Binder's ability to fight through the Moto3 field on an...
18h ago from Crash.net

Red Bull KTM, Tech3 announce 2022 MotoGP launch date

The Red Bull KTM and Tech3 KTM teams will unveil their 2022 MotoGP livery...
23h ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Herta not disappointed to miss out on F1 berth

Andretti buyout of Alfa Romeo Sauber could have berthed F1 opportunity for...
1d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Loeb takes Rally Monte Carlo lead on Friday

Sébastien Loeb became the oldest driver to lead an FIA World Rally...
12h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Do footballers lose motivation after signing long-term...

players relax once they have secured lucrative deals – and do they up...
42m ago from TheGuardian.com

Martinelli as the striker solution? Transfer guff...

Morning, a quick Saturday round-up for you. At this point, having heard...
42m ago from Arseblog.com

Comments

Hottest News

Hamilton "distancing himself" from 'bad loser'...

Former F1 champion Jacques Villeneuve believes... Read More »
2h ago from GPFans.com

Was this man the worst driver ever to race in F1?

2020 The only driver in F1 history to lose his... Read More »
21h ago from F1i.com

F1 power units an "urgent matter" for new FIA...

Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto has... Read More »
1h ago from GPFans.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.