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Formula 1 – FIA will restrict the use of DRS in 2013

Formula 1 – FIA will restrict the use of DRS in 2013

Alledgely for safety reasons, FIA will not allow in 2013 the use of DRS during practice and qualifying sessions outside the marked DRS activation lines. This procedure will match the one in place in 2012 during races. F1 Race director Charlie Withing stated that “The whole point of the DRS was to improve overtaking opportunities in the race.

Formula 1 – 2013 Race calendar

FIA has recently released the calendar for the 2013 Formula 1 season. The season will have 20 races as in 2012, but the European Grand Prix in Valencia was left out and provisionally replaced by another US Grand Prix (New York).     The FIA’s calendar in full: 17/03 Grand Prix of Australia 24/03 Grand Prix of Malaysia 14/04

Formula 1 – The Pit lane

The track section in-between the first safety car line and the beginning of the pit lane is known as the pit entry, while the section of track between the end of the pit lane and the Safety car’s second line is called the pit exit. The pit lane comprises two lanes. The first is the one

Formula 1 – Pit lane and Penalties

Stewards have the power to impose several penalties on a driver if he commits an offence during a race. Offences include jumping the start, causing an avoidable accident, unfairly blocking another driver, impeding another driver when being lapped or speeding in the pit lane. Except during the race, any driver who exceeds the limit will

F1 2013 Roaster: Felix da Costa to test Red Bull in November 2012

António Félix da Costa will test with Red Bull next November (days 6 and 7) at Abu Dhabi, Yas Marina Circuit. A Formula 1 car is a new challenge. Robin Frijns, recent World Series by Renault Champion, will be alongside him in a Red Bull too (in the 8th of November). Let’s see who will be