The number of F1 cars no longer have engines as such, they run a hybrid power unit (PU) that delivers in the order... components and gearbox’s a team can use are restricted over the course of a season. This regulation was introduced by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile is the association responsible for the interests of motoring organisations and motor car users across the... in order to keep costs down and greatly reduce dominance by wealthy teams.
If a team need to introduce a new part over the allocation then they do so with a The grid is a reference to the starting order of the race is typically determined by qualifying, however, with the... penalty. The allocation is as follows;
- 3 engines
- 3 turbochargers
- 3 The MGU-H (Heat) uses excess exhaust gases from the engine to feed power to the energy store, which is then...
- 3 The MGU-K (Kinetic) harvests energy from the decelerating wheels back to the energy store for later use. The power created...
- 2 energy stores
- 2 The Control Electronics, or ECU (Electronic Control Unit), is a high-tech unit that controls the electrical systems on all F1...
- 8 sets of engine exhaust systems
The first extra part will cost ten grid places and additional parts in the same race are each five places.
Teams can be very strategic about how they manage parts and take penalties. If a OK, so we all know what the driver is, right. I've always liked the description that F1 drivers are like... qualifies badly, the team may bring forward the introduction of fresh parts and the penalty has less impact.