The FIA Formulation 2 and FIA Formulation 3 promoters, in conjunction with the FIA, are joyful to advise rather just a few changes to the 2022 sporting guidelines touching on to the weekend formats of the respective championships.
Formulation 3 will speed alongside Formulation 2 from 2022, following a season of racing at separate occasions that procure comprised one Free Note, one Qualifying session, and 3 races in 2021.
From next year every spherical of every and each Championships will contain one Free Note, one Qualifying session and a couple of races. The number of occasions for every and each F2 and F3, which will all happen alongside Formulation 1, will be announced within the waste.
Furthermore, for every and each Championships, the Qualifying results will reflect the Beginning grid of the Sunday speed. The starting grid of the Saturday speed will be decided by reversing the Top 10 of Friday’s F2 Qualifying results and by reversing the Top 12 of Friday’s F3 Qualifying results.
Stefano Domenicali, President and CEO of Formulation 1, said: “We are joyful to advise the changes to the weekend format for Formulation 2 and 3 for next season and I am grateful to Bruno and the teams for their efforts to make this happen. The 2021 season has been massively thrilling and the talent on reward in each and each Championships is inconceivable. We desire to verify all our fans fetch the maximum leisure at some stage in a speed weekend and bringing the Championships abet together in 2022 will present extra racing action at some stage in our occasions and verify our fans procure process that can keep them engaged and indignant.”
FIA Formulation 2 and FIA Formulation 3 CEO Bruno Michel commented: “In 2021, we offered a new speed weekend format and chose to procure F2 and F3 speed one at a time, primarily for costs causes, and it proved to be rather ambiance beneficial. Nonetheless, despite the incontrovertible reality that sporting-radiant that new format worked somewhat correctly, we understood that there modified into too mighty time in between every tournament, which modified into no longer supreme for the teams, the drivers and the fans. At the a similar time, there modified into a solid will by the assorted stakeholders to procure F1, F2 and F3 racing together again. After careful consideration, in conjunction with the FIA, now we procure decided to alternate the sporting guidelines accordingly.
“This is tremendous news for the fans because we’re enhancing the general F1 Appropriate Prix weekend experience, having all three Championships racing together, at as many occasions as imaginable. Nonetheless, we’re conserving our races the keep potentially the most functions are disbursed and the stakes are larger on Sundays, sooner than the Formulation 1 Appropriate Prix. It’s worked rather correctly this year and I contain this has introduced a model of action and leisure on Sunday morning.”
FIA Single-Seater Carrying Director, Michael Masi, said: “Now we procure in moderation regarded on the influence of the changes that had been made to the weekend format at some stage in 2021, and while there were some valuable advantages, the FIA in conjunction with the promoters procure concluded that a shared billing that showcases Formulation 3, Formulation 2 and Formulation 1 on the a similar occasions wherever imaginable is extra well-known for every and each opponents and spectators. The regulatory project is one amongst constant evolution and there were a capable number of issues that now we procure learned this year that we’re going to place into effect at some stage within the FIA’s Single-Seater pyramid, which is continuous to flow from strength to strength.”