Track officials at Monza, the home of the Italian Grand Prix, are planning to replace the Rettifilio chicane with a new, high-speed configuration in 2017.
Engine manufacturers may continue to supply old versions of their power units in future seasons – but only with the approval of the FIA.
Christian Horner has described Formula One’s new engine deal for 2017 to 2020 as a “weak agreement” while manufacturer representatives back the rules change.
Compare F1 Fanatic’s images of the current and planned designs to see what the 2017 regulations will mean for the next generation of cars.
Pirelli has begun its tyre testing programme for the 2017 season today with Ferrari at the team’s Fiorano test track.
The FIA has announced details of a new agreement to reduce the cost of F1 power units. It also intends to harmonise engine performance levels and increase the noise.
F1’s new, wider tyres for 2017 won’t be tested until next year, according to Pirelli motorsport director Paul Hembery, as there will be no post-season test.
The FIA has given formal approval to a substantial increase in testing in order to develop the tyres which will be used from next year and beyond.
The FIA has revised its expectation of how much quicker Formula One cars will be in 2017 following changes to the planned technical rules for next season.
Plans for higher-performance F1 cars and increased driver head protection next season have taken a step forward.
Pirelli has repeated its call for more tyre testing ahead of a crunch meeting over F1’s tyre plans for the future.
Monza could bypass the historic Curva Grande corner by building a new section of track including an additional chicane in 2017.
Bernie Ecclestone’s Strategy Group promised sweeping changes for 2017 – most of which now seem destined not to happen.
F1’s official tyre supplier Pirelli has demanded an increase in testing if it changes its tyre dimensions for 2017.
Nico Hulkenberg will remain at Force India for the next two seasons.
The FIA has vowed to ban ‘driver aids’ in three races’ time as the first step in a package of changes to overhaul F1.
Lewis Hamilton has extended his contract to drive for Mercedes for a further three years, the team has confirmed.
The Formula One Strategy Group has announced plans to make F1 cars at least five seconds per lap faster by 2017, when in-race refuelling will also return.