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The Evolution of Formula One Rules

Formula One racing has come a long way since the sport’s first world championships in 1950. Although much of the sport remains the same now as it did back then, there have been a number of significant rule changes throughout the years, mostly regarding safety, that has developed the sport into what it has become today. The rules and regulations of Formula are defined by the sport’s governing body, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), who review the rules every year to see if there is any room for improvement. Read the rest of this entry »

The Early History of Formula One Racing

Ever since its inaugural world championship in 1950, Formula One racing has established itself as the world’s most popular and profitable motor sports. Although much has changed since the sport’s inception in regards to the rules, the cars and, indeed, the drivers, the high paced drama and “blink and you’ll miss it” action have remained the same. Television viewing figures and ticket sales are on the rise, and the sponsorship money involved in the sport is too. Read the rest of this entry »