The F2 and F3 will run on sustainable fuel from 2023
F1 takes another step in its aim to eliminate its carbon footprint by 2030
The support categories will serve as a test bed for the next three years
Formula 2 and Formula 3 will serve as a test bed for Formula 1 for the next three years and will run on sustainable fuel supplied by Aramco. Le Grand Cirque is taking another step towards eliminating its carbon footprint for the next decade and its supporting categories will offer you great information about its new eco-friendly product from 2023.
By 2026, the year the new era of engines in Formula 1 kicks in, all teams on the grid will be running on 100% sustainable fuel, a milestone that will be hugely important in their aim to eliminate their carbon footprint. by 2030. In addition, during these next three seasons, they will have their two support categories as a test bed.
As Formula 2 has already done since 2020 with the 18-inch Pirelli tires arriving this year at the Grand Cirque, Liberty Media will test with them and with Formula 1 the sustainable fuel they plan to introduce in 2026. The company Saudi oil company, Aramco, It will be the only manufacturer and, therefore, the one that supplies the product to all the teams.
Formula 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali sees Formula 2 and Formula 3 as excellent platforms to test a product that will go a long way towards achieving carbon neutrality. All teams in both categories and Aramco will work hard to develop this product to the best of its ability over the next three years.
“Aramco is a leader in its sector and at the expense of World Board approval, we will run on sustainable fuel in Formula 2 and Formula 3. These categories are not only the drivers of the future, but they are two incredible platforms for testing new With the support of Aramco and all brands, we can accelerate the process of eliminating the carbon footprint,” Domenicali said in an official statement.
Finally, it should be mentioned that in Formula 2 and Formula 3, all teams run with a standard fuel dispenser, which facilitates testing for the introduction of this product in Formula 1 in the future. Of course, in the premier category there is more than one manufacturer and therefore it is essential to carry out tests in these two competitions to speed up the consensus.
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