2008 Season: no penalty for first engine change 

Written by David on January 17th, 2008 at 9:11 pmLast Update: January 17th, 2008 at 9:11 pm

Max Mosley, FIA PresidentAccording to latest reports, Formula One teams have agreed to a minor change to the regulations, allowing them not getting penalized by 10 places on the grid for the first engine change of the season. FIA’s President Max Mosley, has sent in the past days a letter to the teams confirming that team principals have agreed to such change. “It was agreed that each team could have one engine failure per car without penalty during the 2008 season. This would be the first engine failure suffered by each car”, Mosley wrote in his letter. FIA’s WMSC will probably approve the rule change shortly.

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