In motorsports, homologation is an approval process requiring a vehicle, a race track, or a standardised part to be certified to have met the regulations.
In Formula 1 is the pinnacle of open-wheel, single-seater car racing and arguably the highest level of any motorsport globally. Also... There's more..., a select number of parts are homologated to keep the The field is a reference to the full grid of cars, from pole to the backmarkers. Consider it in the... There's more... competitive and prevent the richer teams from developing ahead of their competition.
As an example, in 2021 the The chassis in F1 is a monocoque or shell construction that uses an external carbon fibre skin to support most... There's more... was homologated with a reported saving of 1.7million euros for each team.