Rookie drivers will have more opportunities to drive F1 cars from the next season.

Why it matters: Formula 1 has been evaluating the possibility of requiring the teams to give practice time for rookies.


  • Brawn has confirmed that the rule will be come into force from 2022.
  • F1 is working on making criteria for rookies.

What he had to say:

  • “They’ll need to run a young driver on Friday, every team, a certain number of occasions each year,” F1 motorsport manager told RaceFans.
  • “We’re being very careful about how we define a rookie to make sure.”

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