The International Automobile Federation (FIA) and Formula One announced changes to the rules of the competition from 2021; the goal is to close the gap between teams and make races more attractive.
"The goal has always been to improve the competition and the action on the track. "We will have cars that are better able to battle on the track," said Formula One chief executive Chase Carey in Austin, USA, where the next World Championship race will be held. With the changes to the regulation, the FIA is hoping to close the gap between teams fighting for championships and the cars bringing up the rear of the grid.
Since the move to hybrid engines in 2014, the competition has been dominated by Germany's Mercedes, which has won six consecutive constructor's championships. Moreover, British driver Lewis Hamilton can clinch the team's sixth consecutive driver's championship this Sunday.
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