News from the WMSC meeting

The World Motor Sport Council met in Paris on October 24th and it confirmed the 2008 calendar, including a night race in Singapore. The season will comprise of 18 races, starting in Australia on March 16th and ending in Brazil on November 2nd. The...

The World Motor Sport Council met in Paris on October 24th and it confirmed the 2008 calendar, including a night race in Singapore. The season will comprise of 18 races, starting in Australia on March 16th and ending in Brazil on November 2nd. The new Singapore event, September 28th, will be the first race to take place at night.

In regard to engines it was stated: "There will be a total freeze on engine development for a period of 10 years, starting from 2008. A change can be made after five years but only with the unanimous agreement of all stakeholders and following a further two-year notice period. Total freeze means that there will be no exceptions for development of certain parts of the engine, as is the case under the current regulations."

Ferrari's request to supply two teams with engines in 2008 and 2009 was accepted, as was Spyker's application to change the team name to Force India. Spyker Cars N.V recently confirmed that the Silverstone squad had been sold to the consortium Orange India Holdings, headed by businessman Vijay Mallya and Spyker's director of F1 Michiel Mol.

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