New technical regulations for 2001

The FIA has released a number of adjustments to its technical regulations for the 2001 Formula One season. The following is a summary of these changes: Front wing will be raised 10 mm from the ground Rear wing will be limited to three...

The FIA has released a number of adjustments to its technical regulations for the 2001 Formula One season. The following is a summary of these changes:

Front wing will be raised 10 mm from the ground

Rear wing will be limited to three different downforce profiles

Nosecone testing standards will increased to double the currrent ones for vertical and lateral impact resistance

Roll bar testing standards will be increased to four times the current ones for vertical and lateral impact resistance

Wheels will now have two tethers, rather than one, to further reduce the number of stray wheels in accidents

Rain tires will be increased in diameter by 1 cm to reduce aquaplaning

Cockpit will be slightly enlarged in order to accommodate a new removable seat

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