In this GPFans summary, we take you through the most read Formula 1 news of the day. Below you will find the most discussed topics of the Royal Motorsport class, grouped into one article. This way you will be fully informed of all the developments within a few minutes.
Only a few days and then the race will start this weekend in Austin. Before that, it was announced today that Max Verstappen will be traveling to America with a custom helmet design. F1 journalist Peter Windsor expects Red Bull Racing to face a penalty in the next two or three years, and Ferrari will test a new power unit in Charles Leclerc’s car, awarding Monegasque a five-place penalty. You can read this and more in our brand new below GPFans Summary.
Heavy penalty for Red Bull? “Fingers will be tapping in the next two or three years.”
Peter Windsor, a journalist and former manager at Williams, believes Red Bull is facing a penalty that will have an impact for several years. He also does not believe that Adrian Newey’s salary, but that of someone else within Red Bull, is the problem. Read the full article? click here
The FIA is making changes to the regulations after the meeting of the World Motorsport Council
The World Motorsports Council met on Wednesday and the FIA announced some changes to Formula 1 after discussion. It comes down to safety aspects, which should remove a number of teams’ concerns. Read the full article? click here
Verstappen in search of prestigious F1 record, big news from Haas – what to expect from GP America
The US Grand Prix is scheduled for this weekend. Although Max Verstappen has already decided the Drivers’ World Championship in his favour, there is a lot to look forward to at the Circuit of the Americas. Read the full article? click here
Ferrari to test new power source in Austin after FIA approval and five Leclerc penalty spots
Charles Leclerc is reportedly receiving a five-place penalty at the US Grand Prix for an engine change. The interesting thing about this switch is that it is an engine with specifications of 2023 according to the Italian branch Motorsport.com. Read the full article? click here
How much fuel do Formula 1 cars use while racing?
Formula 1 cars consume a large amount of fuel during a Grand Prix race. And while consumption is still nowhere near the average street car, the sport has made great strides in recent years. Read the full article? click here
Verstappen unveils special helmet for US race weekend
Max Verstappen will be riding in the US next weekend in a special helmet, something the Dutchman does a lot during the season. Formula 1 will be in the running this weekend in Austin, Texas. Read the full article? click here
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