Formula 1

Motorsport’s legislative body has backed Formula 1 officials’ handling of the Ferrari engine controversy. The FIA world council “expressed unanimous support” for the way FIA president Jean Todt and the technical department have managed the case. The FIA has been strongly criticised by seven of the 10 F1 teams for making a confidential settlement with
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Seven teams have written a letter to governing body the FIA demanding answers to a series of questions on the Ferrari engine controversy. The letter is confidential but BBC Sport can reveal it contains an extensive list of queries about a confidential settlement the FIA has reached with Ferrari. The FIA admitted on Thursday it
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Formula 1 bosses were not convinced Ferrari’s engine was always legal in 2019 but did not take further action because of the difficulty of proving it. Governing body the FIA explained its stance in a statement responding to seven teams expressing their “strong objection” to a confidential settlement with Ferrari. The FIA “decided further action
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Seven of the 10 Formula 1 teams have formally objected to the handling of Ferrari’s engine controversy last year. Last week, governing body the FIA said it “reached a settlement” with Ferrari after investigating their engine. Ferrari’s rivals have issued a collective response expressing their “strong objection” to the confidential deal. They say they will
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Formula 1 teams are considering next steps after some were left “shocked” and “angry” by the conclusion to last year’s Ferrari engine controversy. Governing body the FIA said it had “reached a settlement” with Ferrari after an investigation into their 2019 engine. Teams have expressed their unhappiness at what they see as an unsatisfactory and
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Lewis Hamilton suffered an engine failure that cut his running to just a handful of laps on the penultimate day of Formula 1 pre-season testing. The world champion’s car had what Mercedes described as “an oil-pressure anomaly, which made the engine shut down as a precautionary measure”. Investigations into the cause meant Hamilton did not
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