We’re passed the halfway point in the season and teams are focusing on the big changes coming in 2017. Here’s what we know about next year’s championship.
Pirelli has continued testing its wider 2017 F1 tyres for a second day with Ferrari at Fiorano with Esteban Gutierrez at the wheel.
Pirelli’s wider 2017-specification Formula One tyres have been seen in action for the first time as Ferrari have begun testing them at Fiorano today.
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The Formula One Strategy Group has decided against implementing the Halo head protection system next season.
The vast majority of Formula One drivers are in favour of introducing the Halo head protection system, according to Sebastian Vettel.
Nico Rosberg will remain at Mercedes for the next two seasons, the team has confirmed.
Pirelli motorsport director Paul Hembery has confirmed Formula One will move away from using high degradation tyres in 2017.
Kimi Raikkonen will continue to drive for Ferrari in 2017, the team has announced.
Ferrari, Red Bull and Mercedes will conduct 2017 tyre testing for Pirelli at five different circuits beginning next month.
“The best news I’ve probably heard in F1 for a long time,” was Lewis Hamilton’s reaction to reports part of the old Osterreichring could be revived in 2017.
Daniel Ricciardo has confirmed he will remain at Red Bull until at least the end of next year.
Carlos Sainz Jnr will remain with Toro Rosso for the 2017 season, the team has confirmed. The 21-year-old will start his third season with the team.
Bernie Ecclestone has indicated the 2017 F1 calendar may feature just 18 races as three rounds of the championship are facing the chop.
The Italian Grand Prix is unlikely to move from Monza to Imola due to Italian legislation according to the president of the Automobile Club of Italy.
Pirelli has finally confirmed it will remain as Formula One’s official tyre supplier for the next three years, continuing in F1 until at least 2019.
Toro Rosso team principal Franz Tost says his team will benefit from being able to work closely with Red Bull again when it returns to using Renault engines in 2017.
Formula One lap times will fall by over a second on the new Monza track in 2017. The plans also include the restoration of Parabolica’s gravel run-off.
Renault announce that they will continue to supply Red Bull Racing with power units for the next two seasons and will rekindle its relationship with Toro Rosso from 2017.
Pirelli has revealed a mock-up showing how next year’s wider tyres will look on an F1 chassis.