The 2021 season was the season that went into effect Formula 1 Financial RegulationsThe cost cap for the teams was set at $145 million. With the aim of equalizing competitiveness within the highest category of motorsports.
After the financial audit, the FIA The (FIA) revealed that all teams adhered to budget regulations, except for three: Red BullAnd the Aston Martin s Williams.
The most serious case is the case of the Austrian national team. This is against the established procedure, but it was also the only team that exceeded the permissible budget ceiling. Although it would be a minor breach, it would be an overrun of less than 5%.
For her part, Williams failed to comply with the procedure, but this offense has already been resolved with a fine for Team UK. Similarly, Aston Martin was notified of a violation in the same area, but it was not disclosed.
At the moment the penalties that teams will receive are unknown. Managing limits and costs The FIA determines the appropriate course of action that will be taken under the financial regulations in relation to Pride Bull and Aston Martin and further information will be sent in accordance with the regulations,” the FIA said.
Formula 1: The FIA confirms that Red Bull has exceeded the allowed budget for 2021
In any case, according to the regulations, exceeding less than five percent, you risk:
- Points reduction in the Constructors’ and Drivers’ Championship.
- Suspension of one or more stages of the race (exercise, specific race, daring race).
- Restrictions on the ability to perform aerobic or other tests.
- Reduced budget cap.
Remember that this report was originally to have been delivered in July, but the FIA delayed it until September, and was finally published on October 5. A day after Max Verstappen (Red Bull Racing) was crowned champion for the second year in a row.
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