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The 2022 Formula 1 rules explained

Ahead of the British Grand Prix Formula 1 revealed a full size model of its vision of next season's regulations. A couple of days earlier FIA released the latest edition of the rulebook. With the reality of the 2022 season looming, and assuming the rulebook will not change significantly between now and then, we investigate the contents of the regulation book to explain how cars will be designed.

Aston Martin retains Vettel, Stroll for 2022 F1 season

A further piece of the puzzle has now been slotted into place with the Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team announcing its 2022 driver line-up. The Silverstone-based outfit will retain its current driver line-up of Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll next year when the sport introduces a radically new set of technical regulations.

Higher degradation then expected at the Italian Grand Prix

When it came to race result, the Italian Grand Prix produced an unexpected and surprising result thanks to the dramatic crash between the championship protagonists Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton. However, when it came to the tyre performance, the 71st race at Monza was in line with the expectations. F1Technical's Balázs Szabó analyses the tyre performance in Round 14 of the 2021 F1 season.

Teams’ reactions after the controversial Italian Grand Prix

Round 14 of the 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship saw Red Bull and Mercedes continue their fierce fight for both the Drivers’ and Constructors’ Championship title. However, the Italian Grand Prix was difficult not only for the two leading teams, but for the entire field because it served as the third act of the season’s second triple header.

Ricciardo leads McLaren 1-2 at Monza as title contenders clash

McLaren's Daniel Ricciardo has won the Italian Grand Prix ahead of team mate Lando Norris. As both title contenders again clashed and retired from the race, Valtteri Bottas had a brilliant recovery to finish third after starting from the back of the pack.

Possible race strategies at the Italian Grand Prix

Based on what the long runs have shown so far over the weekend, today’s Italian Grand Prix looks set to promote the one-stop strategy, albeit it is not clear-cut what compounds should be used for the 53-lap race.

Fast facts ahead of the Italian Grand Prix

Italy welcomes the Formula One field for the third act of the season’s second triple header with drivers eager to flex their musvles at the legendary Autodromo Nazionale Monza. F1Technical's Balázs Szabó analyses what to know ahead of the 72nd Formula One Italian Grand Prix.

Bottas wins Sprint Qualifying, bad start costs Hamilton

Valtteri Bottas was able to hang on to his starting position in Formula One's second Sprint Qualifying, beating Max Verstappen and the McLarens of Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris. Reigning champion Lewis Hamilton could only finish fifth after a slow getaway from the line.

FP2: Mercedes crush opposition as Hamilton edges Bottas in final practice

Mercedes continued where it left off yesterday by topping the second and final practice for the Italian Grand Prix. Ferrari's Carlos Sainz brought out the red flags midway through the practice at Monza after a big crash at the Ascari chicane.

Straightforward qualifying for Pirelli’s compounds

Given the sporting rules during an event featuring the sprint qualifying format, yesterday’s qualifying session was a simple, straightforward action for Formula One’s sole tyre manufacturer Pirelli.