International Automobile Federation

  • Red Bull lose Daniel Ricciardo appeal 15-04-2014 03:40 PM

    Formula One team Red Bull's appeal against Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification from the Australian Grand Prix has been rejected by the International Court of Appeal, the International Automobile Federation (FIA) said on Tuesday. "The Court, after having heard the parties and examined their submissions, decided to uphold the Decision No56 of...
  • Formula One abandons cost cap plan 07-04-2014 09:25 AM

    Formula One has abandoned plans to impose a budget cap in 2015 and will seek to reduce costs instead through regulation changes, FIA president Jean Todt said on Sunday. The governing International Automobile Federation announced last year that, with some teams struggling financially, it planned to introduce a cost cap...
  • Formula One tweaks rules but double points set to stay 24-01-2014 01:01 PM

    Formula One looks set to go ahead with a controversial decision to award double points for the last race of the season after the governing body announced various rule changes on Thursday but not the one many fans had hoped for. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) said in a statement...
  • Formula One to award pole position trophy 13-12-2013 08:31 AM

    London: Formula One will award a pole position trophy next year to the driver who qualifies fastest the most times during the season, the governing International Automobile Federation (FIA) announced on Thursday. The 2014 sporting regulations, posted on the FIA website, said that in the event of a tie the...
  • FIA seeks interest from would-be Formula One teams 12-12-2013 10:01 AM

    London: Formula One's governing body sought expressions of interest on Wednesday from would-be new teams that could enter the sport from 2015 or 2016. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) posted a note on its website announcing "a new selection process to identify a candidate team to participate at a competitive...
  • Pirelli reschedule tyre test with McLaren 11-10-2013 12:15 PM

    Suzuka: Pirelli have rescheduled a tyre test with McLaren for Italy's Vallelunga circuit next month after Formula One's governing body rejected plans for it to be held in Austin, Texas, ahead of the US Grand Prix. A Pirelli spokeswoman said the November 11-12 test, of next year's tyres and using...
  • Formula One bodies agree on new commercial framework 27-09-2013 03:23 PM

    London: Formula One's governing body has formally approved a framework for a new commercial 'Concorde Agreement' to take the sport through to 2020, it said on Friday. "The agreement reached by the FIA and the Formula One Group in July 2013, setting out the framework for implementation of the Concorde...
  • Mercedes pleads for leniency in F1's 'Tire-gate' 21-06-2013 09:56 AM

    Paris: Mercedes pleaded for leniency Thursday from the governing body of motorsport, saying it deserves no more than minor punishment for taking part in tire testing that rival Formula One teams contend was unfair. Lawyers for Mercedes, tire manufacturer Pirelli and the International Automobile Federation (FIA) rifled through thick binders...
  • Ferrari says no to tyre test with 2013 car 12-06-2013 02:54 PM

    Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has backed Formula One's governing body for their handling of a tyre testing controversy involving rivals Mercedes. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) has summoned Mercedes and tyre supplier Pirelli to its international tribunal in Paris on June 20 on charges of breaking the rules by...
  • Ferrari back FIA's handling of Mercedes test 11-06-2013 10:37 PM

    Ferrari backed Formula One's governing body on Tuesday for their handling of a tyre testing controversy involving rivals Mercedes. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) has summoned Mercedes and tyre supplier Pirelli to its international tribunal in Paris on June 20 on charges of breaking the rules by testing in Spain...
  • Nothing secret about Mercedes test, say Pirelli 31-05-2013 08:22 PM

    London: Pirelli's 'secret' Formula One tyre test with Mercedes this month was nothing of the sort and the team were not favoured either, the Italian company said on Friday as the governing body weighed up possible action. Pirelli denied asking Mercedes to use their current car at the May 15-17...
  • Entry fee hike for Formula One teams for 2013 02-11-2012 09:22 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Formula One teams face a stiff hike in entry fees for next year's championship with the winning constructor having to pay $6,000 for every point scored this season as well as a basic charge of $500,000. The governing International Automobile Federation (FIA) spelled out the new fee structure...
  • Formula One spy saga to rumble on into 2008 08-12-2007 01:41 PM

    Ranchi: Sachin Tendulkar's mere presence in the dressing room is enough to lift the morale of the players, feels India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Dhoni also urged the other players in the team to perform and take the pressure off the champion batsman. When Sachin is with the team, the...