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Formula 1

Formula 1 set out goals for next generation car and power unit

With an engine freeze ahead of the 2022 season approved on Thursday, the F1 Commission also released plans for the next generation of cars and power unit objectives for 2025.

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Formula 1 laid out plans for the next generation of cars and power unit objectives for 2025 during the first meeting of the F1 Commission on Thursday.

The meeting was held online with all 10 teams, engine manufacturers and the FIA discussing various sporting, technical and financial regulations, as well as the future direction of the power unit.

In addition, a high-level working group has been established including current and potential power unit manufacturers and fuel suppliers.

"The definition of the objectives for the next generation of F1 car and Power Unit is of the utmost importance to the FIA and Formula 1, and together with teams and Power Unit manufactures, there is a strong alignment on the overall goals - particularly the need to reduce cost and reach carbon neutrality," read a press release.

The key objectives for the 2025 Power Unit are:

  • Environmental Sustainability and social and automotive relevance
  • Fully sustainable fuel
  • Creating a powerful and emotive Power Unit
  • Significant cost reduction
  • Attractivness to new Power Unit manufacturers

It was noted that all regulatory changes were subject to the approval of the World Motor Sport Council.