F1 applies a series of new regulations in the 2015 season

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F1 applies a series of new regulations in the 2015 season 3
F1 applies a series of new regulations in the 2015 season 3

After a series of meetings throughout 2014, F1 managers introduced many changes for the 2015 season to increase safety, attractiveness and suit the financial situation of racing teams.

Remove the rule to double the reward points for the last leg.

Apply virtual safety car system (Virtual Safety Car).

The virtual safety car system was tested at test sessions at the end of the 2014 season. Photo: Formula 1.

In the area where the virtual safety vehicle system is deployed, the electronic sign will appear with the words `VSC`.

After successful testing, the virtual safety car system will be widely applied from the 2015 season. FIA said: `Virtual safety cars will often be used in areas where double yellow flags need to be waved.`

Abandon starting on the starting line when the safety car is about to leave the track.

In addition, the safety car is allowed to leave the track immediately after being overtaken by the last car caught in a lap instead of having to wait for this car to catch up with the race like in previous seasons.

Allows engine upgrades throughout the season.

F1 applies a series of new regulations in the 2015 season

The Honda engine will not be upgraded throughout the season.

In addition, the FIA ​​also only allows each racer to use a maximum of 4 engines instead of 5 like the 2014 season. If the number of races is more than 20, the racers will be able to use a maximum of 5 engines.

Increase fines for some dangerous acts.

If the riders leave the technical area when it is not safe, they will have to run through the pit and stop for 10 seconds.

Change parking area when red flag.

In addition, the FIA ​​also adjusted the regulations on curfew status.

Reduced number of mid-season trials.

Teams will also have to use young riders in the tests.

Tighten the acceptance of F1 driving certificates

F1 applies a series of new regulations in the 2015 season

Max Verstappen is about to become the youngest driver to compete in an F1 race.

In order to avoid the case of inexperienced drivers participating in F1 races like the case of September 1997-born driver Max Verstappen (Toro Rosso), since 2016 the FIA ​​requires drivers participating in  an F1 race to be at least qualified

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