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FIA ANNOUNCES WORLD MOTOR SPORT COUNCIL DECISIONS

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The occasion was staged within the Kingdom of Bahrain and hosted by his Royal Highness Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa and organised by Sheikh Abdulla Bin Isa Al Khalifa, the President of the Bahrain Motor Federation.

The next is a abstract of the selections taken throughout the assembly:

FIA System One World Championship 

Findings of the evaluation of the 2021 FIA System 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix introduced to the World Motor Sport Council

A report was introduced to the World Council in relation to the detailed evaluation and clarification train that has been carried out in response to the occasions that befell on the 2021 FIA System 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The aim of the detailed evaluation and clarification train was to establish any classes that may be discovered from the occasions that befell and think about how finest to supply readability concerning the System 1 guidelines and rules to be able to protect the aggressive nature of the game whereas guaranteeing the protection of each drivers and officers.

As a part of the train, the System 1 Sporting Advisory Committee was instructed to think about the System 1 Sporting Laws and key stakeholders had been interviewed and consulted, together with the Groups and Drivers, the Race Course group, and the FIA employees supporting the race administration group. The report units out the findings, conclusions and proposals arising from the detailed evaluation and clarification train.

The report centered solely on the information surrounding these occasions, and decided the next key factors:

  • The protection automotive process was a central subject of debate throughout the detailed evaluation and clarification train, stemming from the appliance of this process on the 2021 Abu Dhabi GP, pursuant to Articles 48.12 and 48.13 of the System 1 Sporting Laws. 
  • The Race Director referred to as the protection automotive again into the pit lane with out it having accomplished a further lap as required by the System 1 Sporting Laws (Article 48.12).
  • It was obvious from the evaluation that there could possibly be completely different interpretations of Article 48.12 and Article 48.13 of the System 1 Sporting Laws, and that this doubtless contributed to the utilized process.
  • It was additionally thought of that the selections concerning the Security Automotive on the finish of the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix doubtless took into consideration earlier discussions that made clear the System 1 Stakeholders (FIA, System 1, Groups and Drivers) desire to finish races underneath inexperienced flag racing situations, somewhat than behind a security automotive, when protected to take action.
  • Together with the target to complete underneath inexperienced flag racing situations utilized all through the 2021 season, the report finds that the Race Director was appearing in good religion and to the very best of his data given the tough circumstances, significantly acknowledging the numerous time constraints for selections to be made and the immense stress being utilized by the groups. 
  • The outcomes of the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and the FIA System One World Championship are legitimate, last and can’t now be modified. In accordance with the principles, Mercedes made a protest to the stewards after the race, searching for to alter the race classification. The stewards dismissed the protest and Mercedes then had a possibility to attraction that call to the FIA Worldwide Court docket of Enchantment, however didn’t accomplish that. There aren’t any different obtainable mechanisms within the guidelines for amending the race classification.
  • The method of figuring out lapped vehicles has up till now been a guide one and human error result in the truth that not all vehicles had been allowed to un-lap themselves. As a consequence of the truth that guide interventions typically carry the next danger of human error, software program has been developed that may, any more, automate the communication of the checklist of vehicles that should un-lap themselves. As well as, the 2022 System 1 Sporting Laws have been just lately up to date to make clear that “all” and never “any” vehicles should be permitted to un-lap themselves.
  • This means of figuring out lapped vehicles has been reviewed as a part of the suggestions beforehand introduced by the FIA President in his assertion of 17 February 2022, which additionally consists of the creation of FIA Distant Operations Centre, the mixing of a brand new and prolonged group to run trackside operations in addition to a assessment of the interactions between groups and Race Management throughout observe operating.

The WMSC unanimously endorsed the contents of this report and the FIA will proceed in its work to implement the suggestions recognized as quickly as attainable.

Click on here to view an Government Abstract of the Report.

Replace on the implementation of Distant Operations Centre

The primary part of the Distant Operations Centre (ROC) – beforehand known as Digital Race Management – is now on-line on the FIA Headquarters in Geneva. The Distant Operations Centre capabilities within the following capability:

  • Procedural and regulatory issues could also be referred to the ROC, which operates in an advisory capability and won’t interrupt the workflow of the Race Course group onsite or trigger any delay to the decision-making course of
  • Whereas comparable in precept to the ‘VAR’ in soccer, the ROC will act as a supporting useful resource for the Race Course group with knowledge similar to that of greater than ten simultaneous soccer matches, together with over 140 video and audio sources
  • The ROC offers a further useful resource for the FIA to totally replay and assessment facets of the Competitors and the selections made to be able to refine and enhance procedures for the longer term. It doesn’t have any regulatory energy and can’t be used to reassess or alter previous selections.

Because the Distant Operations Centre is developed, it’s going to turn out to be a useful coaching and academic useful resource for of the following technology of Race Management employees and Stewards. Its advantages will later prolong to different FIA Championships and the broader worldwide neighborhood of FIA Nationwide Sporting Authorities (ASNs).

The next is a abstract of a number of the key updates to the Sporting and Technical Laws, authorized by the World Council earlier this week through e-vote:

  • An replace to the Sporting Regulation referring to the un-lapping procedures underneath Security Automotive situations to make sure that all lapped vehicles are permitted to un-lap themselves
  • An replace to the Technical Laws allowing using a single ground keep on both sides of the automotive
  • A rise of the minimal mass by 3kg to 798kg

The up to date 2022 System 1 calendar was confirmed as follows:

Date

Grand Prix

Venue

20 March

Bahrain

Sakhir

27 March

Saudi Arabia

Jeddah

10 April

Australia

Melbourne

24 April

Emilia Romagna

Imola

8 Could

Miami

Miami

22 Could

Spain

Barcelona

29 Could

Monaco

Monaco

12 June

Azerbaijan

Baku

19 June

Canada

Montreal

3 July

United Kingdom

Silverstone

10 July

Austria

Spielberg

24 July

France

Le Castellet

31 July

Hungary

Budapest

28 August

Belgium

Spa

4 September

Dutch

Zandvoort

11 September

Italy

Monza

TBA

TBA

TBA

2 October

Singapore

Singapore

9 October

Japan

Suzuka

23 October

USA

Texas

30 October

Mexico

Mexico Metropolis

13 November

Brazil

Sao Paulo

20 November

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi

 
FIA World Rally Championship 

Following the introduction of the brand new Rally1 hybrid vehicles on the prime degree of the self-discipline, the primary of a collection of proposals have been authorized with the purpose to regulate the sporting rules on the idea of the findings and assessments made on the Monte-Carlo and Sweden rounds. 

With a view to allow WRC crews to establish, within the occasion of a hybrid concern, the Hybrid Electrical Automobile refuge factors on particular phases the place help is accessible, a bespoke signal with the black HEV letter on blue background has been created and may be discovered underneath Appendix I. 

The allocation of a further day of testing for the 2022 season has been granted, following session between the FIA and the producers based mostly on the preliminary growth cycles of the Rally1 automotive. 

The penalty for re-start after retirement because of a security concern to the Rally1 hybrid unit working throughout the outlined tolerances permitted has been set to 2 minutes for each stage missed, as an alternative of the conventional 10-minute penalty. 

FIA World Endurance Championship 

With a view to make sure the seamless introduction of vehicles constructed to LMDh technical rules in 2023, the council has authorized these vehicles within the Hypercar class of this 12 months’s FIA World Endurance Championship on a race-by-race foundation, that means they gained’t be eligible to attain factors in 2022. 

The council has additionally authorized the introduction of the following technology of LMP2 vehicles within the 2025 FIA World Endurance Championship season. That is to be able to permit sufficient time for a radical revision of technical situations, guarantee value management targets are reached, and permit for a secure transition from the present technology of LMP2 vehicles. 

ABB FIA System E World Championship  

As a part of the continual means of fine-tuning, the Season 8 ABB FIA System E World Championship (2021-2022) Sporting Laws have been barely up to date. Specifically, any more, all neutralization time (Security Automotive or Full Course Yellow Intervals) occurring earlier than minute 40 of the race will probably be counted for the “Extra Time” calculation.

FIA World Rallycross Championship

The up to date 2022 FIA World Rallycross Championship calendar was confirmed as follows:

30-31 July

Germany

Nürburgring

13-14 August

Norway**

Hell-Lanke1

03-04 September (DH)

Latvia

Riga

17-18 September (DH)

Portugal**

Montalegre

08-09 October (DH)

Belgium

Spa Francorchamps1

TBC November (DH)

TBC

TBC

DH – Double Header
Topic to promoter settlement

Launch Occasion: 2-3 July, Höljes (Sweden)

FIA Single-Seater Fee

System 2 Championship 

The up to date 2022 FIA System 2 Championship calendar was authorized as follows: 

Date 

Venue 

18-20 March 

Sakhir, Bahrain 

25-27 March 

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 

22-24 April 

Imola, Italy 

20-22 Could 

Barcelona, Spain 

27-29 Could 

Monte Carlo, Monaco 

10-12 June 

Baku, Azerbaijan 

01-03 July 

Silverstone, Nice Britain 

08-10 July 

Spielberg, Austria 

29-31 July 

Budapest, Hungary 

26-28 August 

Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium 

02-04 September 

Zandvoort, Netherlands 

09-11 September 

Monza, Italy 

18-20 November 

Yas Marina, UAE 

 
FIA System 3 World Cup 

The date for the 2022 FIA System 3 World Cup held in Macau is confirmed as 17-20 November. 

System 4 

Updates to the System 4 Sporting and Technical Laws for the 2022 FIA Motorsport Video games had been authorized. 

FIA Rally Fee 

Jarmo Mahonen, President of Finland’s ASN AKK Motorsport, was confirmed as President of the FIA Rally Fee.

Adjustments to the next Regional Rally Championship calendars had been authorized by the Council right now and through an e-vote on February 25: 

FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship – Asia Cup 
  

25-27 March 

India 

South India Rally, Chennai 

10-12 June 

Japan 

Rally Montre 

Sept. 11 September 

Japan 

Rally Hokkaido 

23-25 September 

Indonesia 

Danau Toba Rally 

21-23 October 

China 

Rally Longyou* 

  

25-27 March 

India 

South India Rally, Chennai 

10-12 June 

Japan 

Rally Montre 

Sept. 11 September 

Japan 

Rally Hokkaido 

23-25 September 

Indonesia 

Danau Toba Rally 

21-23 October 

China 

Rally Longyou* 

FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship – Pacific Cup 

22-24 October 

Australia 

Adelaide Hills Rally* 

25-27 November 

Australia 

Coffs Coast Rally 

 
FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship – Ultimate 

25-27 November 

Australia 

Coffs Coast Rally 

 
FIA NACAM Rally Championship 

4-5 March 

Mexico 

Rally RAC 1000 

1-3 April 

Mexico 

Reto de la Nationes* 

2-3 July 

Canada 

Rallye Baie des Chaleurs* 

15-16 July 

Canada 

Québec – Tour de Portneuf 

26-27 August 

Mexico 

Rally Sierra Juarez 

24-25 November 

Mexico 

Rally Montañas 

 
FIA European Rally Trophy – Alps Rally Trophy 

7-11 April 

Italy 

Rallye Sanremo 

13-15 Could 

France 

Rallye Ain-Jura 

19-21 Could 

France 

Rallye Antibes Côte d’Azur 

2-4 June 

Switzerland 

Rallye du Chablais 

13-15 October 

Switzerland 

Rallye Worldwide du Valais 

 
FIA European Rally Trophy – Balkan Rally Trophy 

5-7 August 

Romania 

Rally Bacau*  

2-4 September 

Bulgaria 

Rally Bulgaria 

22-25 September 

Serbia 

Rally Serbia 

7-9 October 

Romania 

Cluj Rally 

 
FIA European Rally Trophy – Celtic Rally Trophy 

15-16 April 

Nice Britain 

Circuit of Eire Worldwide Rally 

13-14 Could 

Nice Britain 

Manx Rally 

17-19 June 

Eire 

Donegal Worldwide Rally* 

30-31 July 

Eire 

Cork 20 Worldwide Rally 

19-20 August 

Nice Britain 

Ulster Rally 

3-4 September 

Nice Britain 

Rali Bae Ceredigion 

 
FIA European Rally Trophy – Central Rally Trophy 

8-10 April 

Czech Republic 

40. KOWAX Valašská rally Valmez 

20-21 Could 

Czech Republic 

49. Rallye Cesky Krumlov 

24-26 June 

Croatia 

Zagreb Open – 48. INA Delta Rally 

14-16 July 

Austria 

Rallye Weiz 

4-6 August 

Poland 

31st Rally Rzeszow 

22-24 September 

Slovenia 

Mahle 10. Rally Nova Gorica 2022 

13-15 October 

Germany 

58. ADAC 3 Städte Rallye 

11-13 November 

Hungary 

Rally Hungary 

 
FIA European Rally Trophy – Iberian Rally Trophy 

1-2 April 

Spain 

39 Sierra Morena – Rallye Córdoba Patrimonio de la Humanidad 2022 

15-16 April 

Portugal 

Rali Terras d’Aboboreira 

4-6 August 

Portugal 

Rali Vinho da Madeira 

8-10 September 

Spain 

Rally Blendio Princesa de Asturias Ciudad de Oviedo 

4-5 November 

Spain 

28 Rally La Nucia-Mediterráneo Trofeo Costa Blanca 

* Topic to ASN’s affirmation

FIA Touring Automotive Fee 

The 2022 WTCR – FIA World Touring Automotive Cup (WTCR) calendar has been amended. The season-opening occasion set to happen at Autodrom Most, Czech Republic, from 9–10 April has been cancelled. Moreover, the council rubber-stamped the cancellation of WTCR Race of Russia, initially scheduled for August, following the earlier announcement from the promoter that the occasion couldn’t go forward. 

The season will now begin at France’s Circuit de Pau-Ville. The promoter of the collection, Discovery Sports activities Occasions, is evaluating attainable substitute occasions. 

2022 FIA World Touring Automotive Cup (WTCR) calendar 

7-8 Could 

WTCR Race of France 

Circuit de Pau-Ville 

26-28 Could 

WTCR Race of Germany 

Nürburgring Nordschleife 

10-12 June 

WTCR Race of Hungary 

Hungaroring 

24-26 June 

WTCR Race of Spain 

MotorLand Aragón 

1-3 July 

WTCR Race of Portugal 

Circuito do Vila Actual 

7-9 October 

WTCR Race of South Korea 

Inje Speedium 

4-6 November 

WTCR Race of China 

Ningbo Worldwide Speedpark 

17-20 November 

WTCR Race of Macau 

Circuito da Guia 
 

 
FIA Cross-Nation Rally Fee  

Within the Cross-Nation Rally sporting rules, situations for overtaking utilizing the vehicle-to-vehicle communication system have been clarified with the purpose to enhance security. Because of this, a competitor caught by one other and who wouldn’t facilitate the overtaking inside 60 seconds of the third request is now topic to penalties. 

Quite a few amendments associated to the protection tools have been made within the technical rules, together with the postponement of the brand new 8855-2021 and 8862-2009 seat necessities, attributable to turn out to be obligatory from 2023 for Group T1 and 2024 for the opposite teams. This was determined following a request of the Technical Working Group to make sure extra beneficial situations for groups and rivals to put in the brand new seats. 

FIA Off-Street Fee

FIA RX2e Championship 

02-03/07

SWE

Höljes1

30-31/07

DEU

Nürburgring

13-14/08

NOR**

Hell-Lanke1

03-04/09

LVA

Riga

08-09/10

BEL

Spa Francorchamps1

Topic to promoter settlement
 
FIA European Rallycross Championship (RX1)

21-22/05

HUN**

Nyirád1

02-03/07

SWE

Höljes1

13-14/08

NOR**

Hell-Lanke1

03-04/09

LVA

Riga

17-18/09

PRT**

Montalegre

08-09/10

BEL

Spa Francorchamps1

Topic to promoter settlement        
 
FIA European Rallycross Championship (RX3)

21-22/05

HUN**

Nyirád1

02-03/07

SWE

Höljes1

30-31/07

DEU

Nürburgring

13-14/08

NOR**

Hell-Lanke1

17-18/09

PRT**

Montalegre

Topic to promoter settlement
 
FIA European Autocross Championship 

04-05/06

LVA

Musa**

11-12/06

LTU

Vilkyciai**

25-26/06

DEU

Matschenberg**

02-03/07

CZE

Nová Paka*

23-24/07

FRA

Saint-Georges-de-Montaigu**

30-31/07

NLD

Toldijk**

20-21/08

CZE

Prerov*

17-18/09

FRA

Saint-Igny-de-Vers*

24-25/09

ITA

Maggiora*

08-09/10

ESP

Mollerussa**

Reserve occasion

DEU

Seelow

 
FIA European Cross Automotive Championship

04-05/06

LVA

Musa**

11-12/06

LTU

Vilkyciai**

25-26/06

DEU

Matschenberg**

02-03/07

CZE

Nová Paka**

23-24/07

FRA

Saint-Georges-de-Montaigu**

17-18/09

FRA

Saint-Igny-de-Vers**

24-25/09

ITA

Maggiora**

08-09/10

ESP

Mollerussa**

Reserve occasion

DEU

Seelow

 
FIA Cross Automotive Academy Trophy 

25-26/06

DEU

Matschenberg**

30-31/07

NLD

Toldijk**

20-21/08

CZE

Prerov**

24-25/09

ITA

Maggiora**

08-09/10

ESP

Mollerussa**

Reserve occasion

DEU

Seelow

*Topic to ASN’s affirmation
** Topic to circuit homologation

FIA Karting Fee (CIK)

The creation of a devoted class within the 2022 FIA Karting World Championship – KZ in Le Mans, France (September 1-4) for drivers of 35 years and above to compete with KZ2 Homologated tools was agreed. Will probably be generally known as the FIA Karting Masters’ Tremendous Cup – KZ2.

It was additional agreed to restrict the numbers of entries for the primary 12 months to 36, and to lift the minimal race weight to 180 kg (vs 175 kg for KZ2).

FIA Drifting Fee

The council authorized the cancellation of the 2022 FIA Intercontinental Drifting Cup, set to be held at Sochi Autodrom this June, following the sooner announcement that the occasion won’t happen because of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

FIA Land Pace Data Fee 

The final situations for the measurement of the course as described in Appendix D have been amended to supply clarification and allow value discount by permitting using a commercially obtainable high-precision wheel-type measurement gadget, somewhat than many discreet measurement survey factors. 

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