Hosted by FIA President Jean Todt and FIA Deputy President for Sport Graham Stoker, the World Motor Sport Council gathered right this moment in Geneva for its first meeting of the yr.

The next is a summary of the meeting and the principle choices taken: 

Coronavirus COVID-19


Professor Gérard Saillant, President of the FIA Medical Commission, gave a detailed presentation on the pattern of the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. An FIA Crisis Cell has been established and convenes every second day to comprise in mind the latest developments round the enviornment. The FIA continues to closely show screen the matter and its implications, in conjunction with its Member Clubs and Promoters, and follows the advice of related authorities including Governments and the World Wisely being Group. The FIA will overview the calendar of its coming near competitions and seize any action required to support provide protection to the global motor sport community and the wider public, including the postponement of competitions where vital.


FIA System One World Championship


Settlement Settlement between the FIA and Scuderia Ferrari


The Council expressed unanimous enhance for the FIA President and the FIA Technical Department in regard to the final management of the case, and strongly opposed any feedback that undermine the recognition and picture of the FIA and the System One World Championship.


2020 Technical and Sporting Laws


For the 2020 Technical Laws, the Council licensed an prolong in minimal mass from 745kg to 746kg as a result of the addition of latest points to show screen the Energy Items.


A replace to the 2020 Sporting Laws changed into once licensed to permit for unrestricted adaptations to driver helmet designs between races. Furthermore, it changed into once clarified that the dwell of season test at Abu Dhabi will be utilizing 18” 2021 Pirelli tyres.


2021 Technical and Financial Laws


A different of updates to the 2021 Technical Laws had been licensed, including: 

  • Changes to the entrance soar profiles to cease downwash which can perhaps well perhaps comprise resulted in a severe compromise to the final targets to permit cars to flee extra closely
  • Entrance soar endplates, high bodywork and rear soar endplates were modified to give the teams extra business dwelling
  • Drastic enhancements to the energy and energy absorption of the chassis in entrance, lateral and rear impacts.
  • A different of updates to considerably enhance electrical (high voltage) security on the cars
  • Tethers will be mandated for rear soar and rear affect structures


Kulite has been appointed because the legit dealer for Energy Unit rigidity and temperature sensors in the 2021, 2022 and 2023 seasons.


Changes to the Financial Laws for 2021 and previous will allow monitoring actions to be carried out by Cost Cap Directors at any point in time, remotely or at F1 Groups’ premises. For fats dinky print, please click right here


FIA World Persistence Championship


The 2020-2021 FIA World Persistence Championship calendar is licensed as follows:


5 September 2020

United Kingdom

6 Hours of Silverstone

4 October 2020


6 Hours of Monza

1 November 2020


6 Hours of Fuji

5 December 2020


8 Hours of Bahrain

6 February 2021

South Africa

6 Hours of Kyalami

19 March 2021

United States

1000 Miles of Sebring (8 hours)

24 April 2021


TOTAL 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

12-13 June 2021


24 Hours of Le Mans

The Council licensed the normal principles of a convergence platform forming the root of the tip prototype class in persistence racing.

The platform will prefer the reward FIA WEC Technical Laws, including the Le Mans Hypercar. The Le Mans Hypercar and LMDh cars would be introduced together below a single and irregular FIA WEC high category.

The LMDh cars would be in accordance to a recent chassis, traditional to both WEC and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship high class.

Parameters similar to vitality unit efficiency, aerodynamic traits and weight will be aligned for both the Le Mans Hypercars and the LMDh cars in speak to get sure both will feature in the identical efficiency window.

FIA World Rally Championship

Following approval of the principle technical definition of the 2022 principles for Rally1 (previously WRC) at the Council meeting of 4 December 2019, the FIA Rally and Technical departments in cooperation with the WRC producers comprise persevered to get a series of regulations that will ensure the latest spectacle, swish allure and sound are carried over to the recent generation cars and would possibly perhaps well even still ship thrilling opponents at an attainable level of funding for the teams. The map is to reduce prices against the latest vehicles whereas including sustainable hybrid technology and a tool of scaling to permit producers to adapt their rally automobile from various items.

The Council right this moment licensed the Technical Laws for this recent class, with final dinky print of the engine regulations, hybrid technology and regular security cell yet to be confirmed.


FIA World Rallycross Championship


A revised 2020 FIA World Rallycross Championship calendar changed into once licensed as follows:


18‐19 April



02‐03 Might additionally



16‐17 Might additionally


Spa Francorchamps

13‐14 June



04‐05 July



01‐02 August



05‐06 September



19-20 September



30‐31 October

United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi

14‐15 November

South Africa

Cape City

ABB FIA System E Championship


The Council noted the postponement of the Rome E-Prix as a result of the ongoing neatly being emergency in Italy and in accordance to the provisions plight out in the ministerial decree touching on measures to counteract and comprise the spread of COVID-19 in the country.

FIA WTCR – World Touring Automobile Cup


A revised 2020 calendar changed into once licensed as follows:


24-26 April



21-23 Might additionally


Nürburgring Nordschleife

06-07 June



20-21 June


Vila Real

04-05 July


Motorland Aragon

25-26 July



19-20 September



17-18 October

South Korea

Inje Speedium

19-22 November



12-13 December




Several price-reduction measures will be launched from the 2020 season. The different of races per weekend has been diminished from three to two, whereas the first qualifying session of every weekend has additionally been eliminated.

Two-automobile teams will be restricted to 12 personnel and three-automobile teams restricted to 18 personnel. Handiest 10 personnel per team will be assigned the armbands that allow them to work on a automobile.

The tyre allocation will additionally be restricted to 18 recent tyres licensed per automobile for the first match of the yr, followed by 12 recent tyres for every round thereafter, as against the old assignment of 22 and 18 respectively.

To abet the participation of additional flee by flee opponents, these entry prices are diminished from €10,000 to €5,000 per match and the compensation ballast diminished from 20kg to 10kg.

FIA World Cup for Crude Nation – Rallies and Bajas 


The prolonged flee Crude Nation rally automobile pyramid changed into once licensed. A steadiness of efficiency will proceed to be applied to T1 4×4 and T1 4×2 cars until the dwell of 2022, whereupon in 2023 T1 4×4 will become the premier category in the self-discipline. The precept of introducing a community for recent environmentally noteworthy applied sciences from 2021 changed into once additionally licensed, with the aim of providing a framework for the pattern of such vehicles.


FIA Regional Rally Championships


The Council licensed a different of changes to the Sporting Laws for the Regional Rally Championships as follows: 

Amendments to the 2020 calendars ogle Barbados joining the NACAM series as a recent host country, Rally Ypres joining the ERT Celtic calendar and the ERT Benelux opponents confirmed with three events in Belgium and Luxembourg.


FIA NACAM Rally Championship  


12-15 March


Rally Mexico

03-04 April


Rally Montañas*

29-30 Might additionally


Sol Rally

26-28 June


Rallye Baie des Chaleurs

21-23 August


Rally Sierra Juarez

26-27 November


Rally Colima

*self-discipline to ASN affirmation


FIA European Rally Trophy – Celtic


14-15 March


West Cork Rally

10-11 April


Circuit of Eire

19-21 June


Donegal Rally

25-27 June


Ypres Rally

21-22 August

Gigantic Britain

Ulster Rally

26-27 September


Cork20 Rally


FIA European Rally Trophy – Benelux


25-27 June


Ypres Rally

11-12 July


Rallye Lëtzebuerg

06-08 November


Rallye du Condroz-Huy


As a measure to get sure further security for the less experienced drivers, the different of reconnaissance runs licensed for every crew on every special stage is also elevated to just a few in the European Rally Trophy.

The Council additionally licensed amendments to the Technical Laws including updates to the 2021 Rally3 class in accordance to the Rally Pyramid, following the approval of the category’s homologation regulations at the 4 December 2019 meeting.

It has been agreed that each one cars can comprise the identical weight and the identical vitality of 210 hp, balanced by a turbocharger restrictor.

A model cap of €100,000 for the auto ready to enter a rally has been plight in the homologation regulations.


FIA European Rallycross Championship (Orderly1600)

A revised 2020 FIA European Rallycross Championship calendar for Orderly1600 changed into once licensed as follows:


16-17 Might additionally



13-14 June



04-05 July



01-02 August



05-06 September



19-20 September




FIA Single Seater Commission


The 2nd Technology System 4 automobile, incorporating the Halo security instrument, will become accessible from the open of the 2021 season. All F4 Championships are granted a transition length to whine the latest F4 automobile until the dwell of 2023, with the Technical and Homologation Laws for the 1st and just a fewnd generation System 4 automobile final legitimate in parallel. This completes the introduction of the Halo thru the entire FIA Single Seater Pyramid.

The Council licensed the addition of the FIA F3 World Cup, held all the contrivance in which thru the Macau Huge Prix, to the Worldwide Sporting Calendar.

FIA Ancient Motor Sport Commission


Cars competing in Classes 2, 3 and 4 of the FIA European Ancient Sporting Rally Championship must now be fitted with a FIA-homologated seat in speak to make certain the atmosphere noteworthy operation of the a truly noteworthy FIA-licensed frontal head restraint devices (FHR).

FIA Hill Climb Commission


The different of results retained in the FIA Worldwide Hill Climb Cup would possibly be the entire minus one, in survey of the 2020 Calendar comprising most productive five competitions, ensuring that the final classification is no longer going to comprise just a few drivers on equal points, or just a few winners.

FIA GT Commission


The 2022 GT3 homologation regulations were finalised, including the definition of street automobile eligibility standards. The regulations were made accessible to Manufacturers and National Sporting Authorities in the first event.

FIA Truck Racing Commission


The implementation of a recent datalogger draw has been licensed, which will be guilty for the management of high flee (in truck racing plight at 160kph) and smoke lend a hand watch over. A security roadmap for truck racing, addressing such issues as marshals’ security, restoration vehicles, extrication instruments and procedures and standardised penalty markers, changed into once licensed.

FIA Drifting Commission


The Council licensed the Particular Laws for DC1 Drift Autos. The vital-ever Technical Laws for drifting govern the building standards for skilled waft cars, with a spotlight on implementing recent FIA security standards, whereas leaving engine specifications and vitality output initiate.

Additionally, a younger will be launched to establish a recent promoter for the FIA Intercontinental Drifting Cup.

FIA Electric and New Vitality Commission


The revised 2020 Electric and New Vitality Championship calendar is licensed as follows:


E-Rally Regularity Cup 

03-05 April


Oeiras Eco-Rally Portugal

24-26 April


Eco Rally Com. Valenciana

21-23 Might additionally

Czech Republic

Czech New Energies Rallye

04-06 June


ECO Dolomites GT 2020

10-11 July


eRally Iceland

10-11 September


4th MAHLE Eco Rally

02-04 October


II Eco-Rally Bilbao PETRONOR

21-25 October


5eme Rallye MonteCarlo


Solar Automobile Races 

31 July-01 September


Suzuka Solar Automobile Speed 2020

FIA Digital Motor Sport 


The Council licensed the transformation of the FIA Digital Motor Sport Working Team into an FIA Sporting Commission for 2021.


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