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F1 plans changes for 2026 cars amid driver concerns

Article To news overview © XPBimages F1 cars look set to be lighter and shorter from 2026, according to Nikolas Tombazis, the FIA's Single Seater Technical Director. Over the course of recent years, the weight of Formula 1 cars has increased, with factors including electrical systems, heavier engines and improved safety all contributing to the changes. Despite this continued progression of technology in the sport, Tombazis believes that the plan to reduce weight in 2026 is feasible. "It is realistic to make them a bit lighter," Tombazis told The Race. "Not a massive amount; we have to consider that the difference in weight since 2000, say 20 years ago or so, is about 200kg,...
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