FIA And EU Considering Electric F1 Racing

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FIA And EU Considering Electric F1 Racing
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With an eye toward fostering electric-powered F1 competition, Jean Todt, president of the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile), said it plans to begin with electric auto, go-kart, and single-seater racing. The first season could come as soon as 2013, he said, and plans for a series and championships are comprehensive. “We want as soon as… Continue Reading...

FIA Looking To Bring Back 107% Rule For F1, Backmarkers Suddenly Doomed

FIA Looking To Bring Back 107% Rule For F1, Backmarkers Suddenly Doomed
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FIA President Jean Todt is looking at re-instating the 107% rule as a means of whipping chronically under-funded under-performing teams into shape. The 107% rule gets its name from the stipulation that in order for a driver to qualify for a race, he must obtain a qualifying time within 107% of the polesitter’s time. The… Continue Reading...