The Formula 1 Commission met on February 5, 2024, at the Formula 1 management offices in London, to discuss the upcoming season.
Chaired by FIA single-seater director Nikolas Tombazis and Formula 1 president and CEO Stefano Domenicali, the meeting covered various topics, including the Sprint weekend format for the 2024 season, as well as requirements and regulations based on options presented by the Sporting Advisory Committee.
The F1 Commission supported a re-ordering of sessions during the Sprint weekend. This entails scheduling Free Practice 1 and Sprint Qualifying on Friday, the Sprint and Grand Prix Qualifying on Saturday and the Grand Prix on Sunday. Regulatory refinements for these changes will be presented to the World Motorsport Council (WMSC) on February 28.
The Commission also agreed to increase the power unit allocation to four per driver for the 2024 and 2025 seasons. Additionally, activation of the drag reduction system (DRS) during races will be reduced to one lap, occurring after the start or restart following a safety car.
Discussions concerning 2026 regulations focused on financial and sustainability matters.
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