FIA agreed delay of introduction of the electrical power for pit-lane

Formula 1 governing body FIA agreed the holdup in the introduction of new system have power for F1 car to run on electrical power in the pit lane, Autosport reports.

Previously FIA decide to set-up a new eco-friendly rule start with 2014, Article 5.19 of the 2014 Technical Regulations states: “The car must be run in electric mode (no ignition and no fuel supply to the engine) at all times when being driven in the pit-lane.”

But the latest reports revealed that engine manufacturers Renault, Ferrari and Mercedes all wrote to the FIA newly to ask for the rule to be delayed.

FIA president Jean Todt has confirmed that he has agreed to delay the implementation of that electric mode requirement, with a change to the rules expected to be ratified at the next meeting of the FIA World Motor Sport Council later this year. Autosport revealed

“I have accepted to delay it. It has to go through the World Council, but it will be delayed for around three years.” Todt said

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