|2014 FIA Formula One World Championship season|
The 2014 Formula One Season will be the 65th season of the FIA Formula One World Championship. The season will see the introduction of the more fuel efficient and environmentally friendly 1.6 litre V6 turbo charged engines replacing the previous 2.4 litre V8 engines used in the previous season. 2014 will see the first time since 1988 in which turbo charged cars are used in the sport.
Teams and DriversEdit
- Provisional Entry List
Note: This entry list is based on contracts currently held between Teams, Drivers, Engine Suppliers and the FIA. It is subject to change.
All engines 1.6 litre V6 Turbocharged
Dates Drivers ConfirmedEdit
|Sebastian Vettel||March 15, 2011||Red Bull-Renault|
|Fernando Alonso||May 19, 2011||Ferrari|
|Nico Rosberg||November 10, 2011||Mercedes|
|Lewis Hamilton||September 28, 2012||Mercedes|
|Sergey Sirotkin||July 15, 2013||Sauber-Ferrari|
|Daniel Ricciardo||September 2, 2013||Red Bull-Renault|
|Kimi Räikkönen||September 11, 2013||Ferrari|
|Jenson Button||September 19, 2013||McLaren|
|Jules Bianchi||October 3, 2013||Marussia-Ferrari|
|Jean-Éric Vergne||October 21, 2013||Toro Rosso-Renault|
|Daniil Kvyat||October 21, 2013||Toro Rosso-Renault|
|Felipe Massa||November 11, 2013||Williams-Mercedes|
|Valtteri Bottas||November 11, 2013||Williams-Mercedes|
|Kevin Magnussen||November 14, 2013||McLaren-Mercedes|
|Romain Grosjean||November 29, 2013||Lotus-TBA|
|Pastor Maldonado||November 29, 2013||Lotus-TBA|
|Nico Hulkenberg||December 3, 2013||Force India-Mercedes|
- Nico Hulkenberg: Sauber (driver) → Force India (driver)
- Kevin Magnussen: Formula Renault 3.5 → McLaren (driver)
- Pastor Maldonado: Williams (driver) → Lotus (driver)
- Felipe Massa: Ferrari (driver) → Williams (driver)
- Sergio Pérez: McLaren (driver) → unknown
- Kimi Räikkönen: Lotus (driver) → Ferrari (driver)
- Daniel Ricciardo: Toro Rosso (driver) → Red Bull (driver)
- Mark Webber: Red Bull (driver) → World Endurance Championship
- Marussia change from Cosworth engines to Ferrari.
- Toro Rosso change engines from Ferrari to Renault.
- Williams change engines from Renault to Mercedes.
- Engine suppliers may supply a maximum of four teams with engines.
- A penalty points system will be introduced, in which if a driver accumulates more than twelve points he will be subject to a one-race ban. The number of points a driver may receive for an infringement ranges between one and three points.
- A procedure for a driver to be given a chance to give back any advantage he may have gained by leaving the track has been adopted.
- Four two-day mid-season tests are allowed. As a 'trade-off', the number of promotional days is reduced from eight to two and the young driver test is removed, in addition to a reduced amount of wind-tunnel testing and CFD work to reduce costs and to allow teams to potentially share wind tunnels.
- Testing of the new power units will be allowed in January 2014.
- For safety reasons, all personnel working on a car in a race pit stop will be required to wear head protection.
- Each driver will be provided with an extra set of tyres for use in the first 30 minutes of the first practice session to encourage teams to go out on track.
- A set of regulations are to be implemented to govern the use of the new power units. Each driver may use maximum five a season without penalty. Usage of extra power units will require the driver to begin from the pit lane. Any changes of individual elements above the permitted five will result in a ten-place grid penalty.
- No manufacturer will be allowed to homologate more than one power unit during the homologation period between 2014–2020.
- Gearboxes must last for six consecutive races, rather than the current five.
- No car may use more than 100kg of fuel for the race, monitored by the use of an FIA approved fuel flow meter.
- The pit lane speed limit, set at 60 km/h (37 mph) for practice and 100 km/h (62 mph) for the race (Melbourne, Monaco and Singapore use 60 km/h for the whole event), will be standardized at 80 km/h (50 mph) for the whole event, except for Melbourne, Monaco and Singapore, who will stay at 60 km/h.
- Measures are to be put in place to stop the 'step' in noses being designed into cars. The tip of nose will be no more than 185 mm above the ground, in comparison to the 550 mm used in 2012 and 2013.
- The minimum weight limit has been increased to 690 kg to compensate for the heavier engine.
- Electronic control of the rear brake circuit is permitted to ensure consistent braking whilst energy is recovered.
- Side impact structures will be more consistent, and be designed by the FIA so teams do not have to design their own. Cockpit rim structures will only be allowed to deflect by 5 mm instead of the current 20 mm.
- Dummy camera pods are to be banned, to avoid teams taking advantage of their aerodynamic benefits. Front cameras have to be between 325 and 525 mm above the floor.
New engine detailsEdit
- Engine: Single-turbo 1.6 litre V6. Maximum 15,000 rpm, five power units per season per driver (each engine is intended to complete 4,000km). There will be 15% fewer moving parts.
- Turbo: Unlimited size, maximum 125,000 rpm.
- Energy recovery (ERS) system: Weight must be between 20–25 kg. Max energy storage per lap: 4 MJ (2 MJ kinetic from rear axle; 2 MJ heat from exhaust). Equates to 161 bhp for 33.3 seconds a lap.
- Fuel limit: No more than 100 kg (about 140 litres) of fuel in a race with a max fuel-flow rate of 100 kg per hour, equating to 30% increase in fuel efficiency.
- Thermal efficiency: target of 40%.
|1||Australian GP||Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit||16 March|
|2||Malaysian GP||Sepang International Circuit||30 March|
|3||Bahrain GP||Bahrain International Circuit||6 April|
|4||Chinese GP||Shanghai International Circuit||20 April|
|5||Spanish GP||Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya||11 May|
|6||Monaco GP||Circuit de Monaco||25 May|
|7||Canadian GP||Circuit Gilles Villeneuve||8 June|
|8||Austrian GP||Red Bull Ring||22 June|
|9||British GP||Silverstone Circuit||6 July|
|10||German GP||Hockenheimring||20 July|
|11||Hungarian GP||Hungaroring||27 July|
|12||Belgian GP||Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps||24 August|
|13||Italian GP||Autodromo Nazionale Monza||7 September|
|14||Singapore GP||Marina Bay Street Circuit||21 September|
|15||Japanese GP||Suzuka Circuit||5 October|
|16||Russian GP||Sochi International Street Circuit||12 October|
|17||United States GP||Circuit of the Americas||2 November|
|18||Brazilian GP||Autódromo José Carlos Pace||9 November|
|19||Abu Dhabi GP||Yas Marina Circuit||23 November|
New events on the calendarEdit
- The inaugural Formula One Russian Grand Prix joins the calendar at the Sochi International Street Circuit.
- The Austrian Grand Prix is set to take place at the Red Bull Ring (formerly A1 Ring and Österreichring). The event last took place in 2003.
Events not on the 2014 calendarEdit
- The Indian Grand Prix is withdrawn from the calendar ahead of moving to an early-2015 berth next season.
- The Korean Grand Prix is removed from the calendar.
- The German Grand Prix will move back to the Hockenheimring in line with the race-sharing agreement with the Nürburgring. Hockenheim was last used in 2012.
- The Spanish Grand Prix was due to be held at the Valencia Street Circuit in line with the race-sharing agreement with the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. However, due to significant damage and disrepair to the Valencia venue, the Spanish GP is scheduled to continue at Barcelona.
- Following the installation of floodlighting at the Sakhir circuit, the Bahrain Grand Prix will be a night-race in 2014.
Results and StandingsEdit
|Jerez||Circuito de Jerez||Jan 28 – Jan 31|
|Bahrain 1||Bahrain International Circuit||Feb 19 – Feb 22|
|Bahrain 2||Feb 27 – Mar 2|
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