Hosted by FIA President Jean Todt, the World Motor Sport Council gathered on the present time for its third meeting of the 12 months, with Graham Stoker, FIA Deputy President for Sport and participants becoming a member of remotely from locations across the globe.


The next is a abstract of the choices taken at some stage within the meeting:


Coronavirus COVID-19

It became once agreed to formalize the FIA’s professional scientific panel to be on the disposal of all FIA stakeholders at some stage within the original pandemic. The panel will be headed by Professor Eric Caumes, head of Infectious and Tropical Ailments on the Pitié-Salpêtrière Wisely being facility in Paris, and FIA Scientific Price President, Professor Gérard Saillant.


FIA System One World Championship

The World Council has given supreme recognition of the 2021 Concorde Governance Settlement which became once signed by the FIA, System 1 and all 10 contemporary groups in August of this 12 months. This ratification secures a sturdy future for the pinnacle of motor sport, with an improved governance structure which, blended with the introduction of Monetary Rules and well-known adjustments to the Carrying and Technical Rules attributable to be equipped in 2022, goals to construct closer and more sustainable opponents.


Following the original announcement that System 1 Chairman and CEO Dart Carey will cross to the role of Non-Govt Chairman on the discontinuance of this 12 months, World Council participants thanked and paid tribute to his major contributions to the sport since 2017. The Council congratulated contemporary President of the FIA Single-Seater Price, Stefano Domenicali, on his appointment to the role of CEO and President of System 1 which is able to attain encourage into discontinuance in January 2021.


The World Motor Sport Council licensed adjustments to the 2021 Technical Rules that might cease the extensive utilize of reverse engineering of rival designs for the construct of a automobile’s aerodynamic surfaces.


Current WMSC member

The appointment of Ambassador Amina Mohamed, which became once equipped by the FIA President and supported by the Kenyan ASN (Kenya Motor Sports Federation), as a brand original member of the WMSC, became once licensed.  


Amina Mohamed is the Minister for Sport, Tradition and Heritage of Kenya and the Chairperson of the WRC Safari Rally Venture Steering Committee. She is furthermore a member of the Ethics Price of the Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC).

FIA Manufacturers’ Price

Burkhard Goeschel became once nominated President of the Manufacturers’ Price and replaces François Fillon, who has made up our minds to step down from the role.


FIA World Patience Championship

The (provisional) 2021 calendar has been licensed as follows:

13-14 March 2021 USA Sebring pre-season take a look at
19 March 2021 USA 1000 Miles of Sebring
1 Can also 2021 Belgium Total 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps
12-13 June 2021 France 24 Hours of Le Mans
18 July 2021 Italy 6 Hours of Monza
26 September 2021 Japan 6 Hours of Fuji
20 November 2021 Bahrain 8 Hours of Bahrain

Line-u.s.comprised of three drivers were made important within the LMP2 class from the initiating of the 2021 season, with the requirement of accommodating both one Bronze or two Silver-rated drivers. The real riding times for drivers of more than a few categorisation will be refined accordingly.

The grandfathered non-hybrid LMP1 autos will be balanced to feature within the same efficiency window because the incoming Le Mans Hypercar autos in 2021.

FIA World Rally Championship

The 2021 FIA World Rally Championship calendar has been licensed with 12 events along side nine in Europe and three long-haul rallies. The calendar has been created against the backdrop of the unprecedented challenges triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.


24 January 2021 Monte Carlo
14 February 2021 Sweden
25 April 2021 Croatia
23 Can also 2021 Portugal
6 June 2021 Italy
27 June 2021 Kenya
18 July 2021 Estonia
1 August 2021 Finland
22 August 2021 United Kingdom
12 September 2021 Chile
17 October 2021 Spain
14 November 2021 Japan


Additionally, events in Turkey, Latvia, Belgium, Argentina, the Acropolis in Greece and Monza in Italy will offer picks as “contingency events” within the attitude of on-going COVID-19 connected disorders.


Amendments to the FIA WRC Carrying Rules consist of the chance for opponents entered with a Rally2 automobile to utilize previously homologated parts after making utilize of a joker with the scrutinize to cut encourage costs, because it is observe within the Regional Rally Championships.


FIA World Rallycross Championship

 A original naming convention has been licensed for the categories concerned with FIA Championships as follows: 

  • Supercar will turn into RX1
  • Electrical Supercar will be identified as RX1e 
  • The original Junior eRX will turn into RX2e 
  • Tall1600 will be identified as RX

ABB FIA System E World Championship

As System E prepares to interchange build and turn into an world championship initiating next season (2020-21), the FIA World Motor Sport Council has licensed the next series of price-consolidation measures. Following measures already adopted by the WMSC on June 19, 2020, manufacturing parts – no longer important connected to a single provider – and spare parts were miniature. To boot, facts acquisition has been restricted to a definite replacement of sensors. It has furthermore been made up our minds that every entry will now utilize no better than one VCU (Vehicle Control Unit) instrument update per opponents.

It has furthermore been made up our minds to cut encourage the quantity of observe time for every Qualifying community from six to four minutes. 


Gross E Worldwide Sequence

The WMSC licensed Gross E as an FIA Worldwide Sequence. A waiver became once granted to Gross E to enable the utilize of electrical prototypes powered Immoral Nation autos in a “Closed Dual carriageway Course” Worldwide Sequence.


FIA World Cup for Immoral Nation – Rallies and Bajas

Following the cancellation of the 2020 Abu Dhabi Wilderness Field, scheduled to bustle from November 20-26, this 12 months’s FIA World Cup for Immoral Nation Rallies has now been cancelled. Curious about most gripping one tournament has bustle this season attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic, right here’s insufficient for the awarding of the title.


The calendar for the 2020 World Cup for Immoral Nation Bajas is as follows:


06-09 February 2020 Russia Baja Russia
03-06 September 2020 Poland Baja Poland
05-07 November 2020 Portugal Baja de Portalegre
26-28 November 2020 United Arab Emirates Dubai Worldwide Baja
10-12 December 2020 Saudi Arabia Baja Hail 1
14-16 December 2020 Saudi Arabia Baja Hail 2


In portray to promote harmful nation bajas in further countries and lend a hand lend a hand original drivers and groups to the discipline, Regional Cups will be equipped from 2021.


From 2021, the utmost replacement of most gripping results counting in direction of the titles for the World Cup for Immoral Nation Rallies will be equal to the replacement of events bustle, less one, with a minimal replacement of most gripping results being three. The awarding of titles within the World Cup for Bajas stays as previously with two rankings dropped from the replacement of events contested.


The calendar for the 2021 FIA World Cup for Immoral-Nation Bajas has been confirmed:

04-07 February 2021 Russia Baja Russia*
18-20- February 2021 United Arab Emirates Dubai Worldwide Baja*
04-06 March 2021 Saudi Arabia Sharqia Baja*
18-20 March 2021 Jordan Jordan Baja*
23-25 July 2021 Spain Baja Spain
12-15 August 2021 Hungary Hungarian Baja
26-29 August 2021 Poland Baja Poland*
09-12 September 2021 Italy Italian Baja
28-30 October 2021 Portugal Baja de Portalegre

Field to ASN confirmation


FIA Regional Rally Championships

Adjustments to the Regional Rally Carrying Rules consist of the limitation of the RC3 class to Rally3 autos homologated from January 1st, 2021, while R3/R3T autos, which efficiency stage is decrease or equal to Rally4 autos, join the RC4 class, in response to the FIA Rally Pyramid. This has been carried to the WRC Carrying Rules as neatly.


To safeguard the 2020 Center East Championship titles within the context of the original COVID-19 pandemic, it has been agreed that, for every championship tournament bustle after October 1st, capabilities will be distributed twice, on the discontinuance of Leg 1 and on the discontinuance of the rally. Additionally, the utmost replacement of results taken into yarn will be equal to the replacement of rallies contested at some stage within the season less one, with a minimal of three.


Taking a have up for 2021, the Council has licensed the renewal of the series’ Finals in Lausitz, Germany for the FIA European Rally Trophy and in Australia for the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship respectively.


The World Motor Sport Council furthermore heard an update of the FIA Rally Smartly-known person programme presenting key parts of the venture’s Carrying Rules and currently launched ASN guidelines.


FIA Security Price

Appendix L – Chapter 1 “FIA Worldwide Drivers’ Licences” – Article 5 “Qualification and stipulations of venture for the Tall Licence” has been amended to offer an update on eligibility criteria.


In the wake of the original global assert, the window in which drivers will be allowed to attain Tall Licence capabilities has been prolonged from three to four years. The nice replacement of capabilities accrued in any three years of a four-12 months length that entails 2020 will be taken into yarn.


Drivers who did no longer ranking the specified 40 Tall Licence capabilities attributable to conditions out of their alter or causes of power majeure will own the chance for his or her case to be opinion of by the FIA.


Drivers must own scored a minimal of 30 capabilities and repeatedly demonstrated prominent riding ability in single-seater autos in an effort to utilize beneath this original legislation.


FIA Single-Seater Price

The World Council heard an update on the Single-Seater Price Process File, which highlighted that it is venture a large-ranging investigation into somewhat quite loads of measures in an effort to cut encourage costs and lift the sustainability of its Championships.


FIA F3 World Cup

The FIA has been notified that the original restrictions on company coming into Macau for the Macau Sizable Prix will dwell in assert for the before all the pieces scheduled date of the 2020 FIA F3 World Cup, and therefore acknowledges that the tournament can not occur. The FIA looks forward to continuing to work with AAMC in an effort to remove the FIA System 3 World Cup.  


FIA GT Price

The Council has agreed the proposal of the Price to ask events to publish their proposals for the promotion of a brand original electrical-powered GT series.


FIA Touring Vehicle Price

The Council has agreed the proposal of the Price to ask events to publish their proposals for the promotion of a brand original electrical-powered Touring Vehicle series.


FIA Girls folk in Motorsport

FIA Girls on Notice – Rising Stars, the Price’s expertise detection and nurturing programme, commences next week when 20 selected contributors from five continents convene for the shoot-out and first training camp.


FIA Hill Climb Price

Adjustments to Technical Rules to be utilized in 2021 were licensed, restricting forced induction engines in Class 2 with a 42.25mm restrictor (29.80mm restrictor for engines fitted with two parallel compressors) on the muse of sustaining stage enjoying discipline, warding off price escalation and guaranteeing excessive security standards.

The next calendars were licensed:

2021 FIA European Hill Climb Championship

09-11 April 2021 France Col St-Pierre
23-25 April 2021 Austria Rechberg
07-09 Can also 2021 Portugal Rampa da Boticas
14-16 Can also 2021 Spain Subida Internacional al Fito
28-30 Can also 2021 Czech Republic Ecce Homo Sternberk (1) 
11-13 June 2021 Germany Glasbachrennen
25-27 June 2021 Italy Coppa Paolino Teodori (1)
16-18 July 2021 Slovakia Dobšinský kopec (1)
23-25 July 2021 Poland Limanowa
13-15 August 2021 Switzerland St. Ursanne – Les Rangiers
27-29 August 2021 Slovenia GHD Petrol Ilirska Bistrica
17-19 September 2021 Croatia Buzetski dani

(1) Field to acquiring ensures from the organisers by their ASN referring to the organisational and/or security improvements.

2021 FIA Worldwide Hill Climb Cup

21-23 Can also 2021 Poland Bieszczadzki
02-04 July 2021 Italy Trento Bondone
06-08 August 2021 Slovenia GHD Lučine
20-22 August 2021 Germany ADAC Osnabrück


2021 FIA Hill Climb Masters

08-10 October 2021 Portugal Braga*

 Opponents start to holders of an Worldwide Licence of Grade D1


FIA Truck Racing Price

Biofuel will be equipped from the originate of the 2021 FIA European Truck Racing Championship season. Opponents will be encouraged to utilize biofuel originated from renewable offer. The fuel has no impact on efficiency compared with the for the time being regular diesel and is on hand on the market.

FIA Ancient Motor Sport Price

The next calendars were licensed:

2021 FIA European Ancient Carrying Rally Championship

11-13 March 2021 Spain 69 Rally Costa Brava
09-11 April 2021 Italy 36° Sanremo Rallye Storico
05-07 Can also 2021 Czech Republic 30. Ancient Vltava Rallye
27-29 Can also 2021 Spain Rallye de Asturias Histórico
24-26 June 2021 Hungary 54. Mecsek Rallye
15-17 July 2021 Austria Rallye Weiz
13-14 August 2021 Finland Lahti Ancient Rally
23-25 September 2021 Italy 33. Rally Elba Storico 
21-23 October 2021 Switzerland Rallye Worldwide du Valais

2021 FIA Ancient Hill Climb Championship

23-25 April 2021 Austria Rechberg
28-30 Can also 2021 Czech Republic Ecce Homo Sternberk
18-20 June 2021 Slovenia GHD Gorjanci
02-04 July 2021 Italy Trento Bondone
09-11 July 2021 Italy Cesana Sestriere
27-29 August 2021 Slovenia GHD Petrol Ilirska Bistrica
17-19 September 2021 Croatia Buzetski dani
24-26 September 2021 Italy Coppa Chianti Classico


FIA Land Scuttle Records Price

Amendments to Appendix D and L pertaining to to driver licensing were licensed with the scrutinize to offer clarification on the necessities and align Land Scuttle Records laws with FIA world driver licensing.


For terribly excessive-velocity opponents contesting records as a lot as 1 mile, it is now accredited to space multiple originate and discontinuance line in portray to enable sufficient stopping distance. The measurement stipulations of non permanent and permanent packages were furthermore updated.


Lastly, security necessities with regards to driver and cockpit tools were clarified in an effort to raised have interaction into yarn the specificities of the discipline and advancements in security tools.


Upcoming World Motor Sport Council meeting in 2020

16 December 2020 Geneva On the occasion of the FIA Annual In model Assembly

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