Sidepodcast // All for F1 and F1 for all

Next race: Australian Grand Prix, Melbourne
F1Minute // Bitesize Formula One news

FIA to enforce camber limit for Monza // Each car will be checked to ensure no repeat of Spa problems

Published by Christine Blachford

FIA to enforce camber limit for Monza
Credit: LAT Photographic
FIA to enforce camber limit for Monza audio waveform

Welcome to F1Minute - FIA to enforce camber limit for Monza.

The FIA have confirmed that they will be measuring the camber of the tyres on each car post qualifying today, to ensure that they are sticking to the limits suggested by Pirelli.

After controversy ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix, the FIA issued a statement to announce that any teams falling outside the limit will be in breach of Article 2.3 of the Technical regulations - the article that allows stewards to disqualify any car they deem to be dangerous.

Between qualifying and the Grand Prix at Spa, Red Bull raised concerns that their tyres had shown excess wear and would be dangerous to start on. However, it was found that Red Bull were using a camber limit outside that which Pirelli recommended, so the FIA did not give the team any special dispensation.

This new measure in place should ensure tyre safety, and Pirelli have also made the limit smaller than it was at Spa - 3.25 degrees for Monza compared to 4 degrees at the previous Grand Prix.

Boss Paul Hembery said: “Monza is likely to be similar in severity to Spa. However, we will have some dry running for once - and with more cautious limits we will be fine.”

Buy from Amazon - Pocket F1 Handbook: Guide to the 2015 Grand Prix Season

365 F1 stories

Which driver, born on this day in 1939, raced with film legend Steve McQueen at Sebring before joining F1?

F1 team launches
Sauber F1 TeamOnline20 Feb
Renault Sport F1 TeamTBC21 Feb
Sahara Force India F1 TeamSilverstone, England22 Feb
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 TeamSilverstone, England23 Feb
McLaren HondaTBC24 Feb
Scuderia FerrariFiorano, Italy24 Feb
Williams Martini RacingTBC25 Feb
Haas F1 TeamTBC26 Feb
Red Bull RacingOnline26 Feb
Scuderia Toro RossoBarcelona, Spain26 Feb
F1 test schedule
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain27 Feb
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain28 Feb
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain1 Mar
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain2 Mar
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain7 Mar
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain8 Mar
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain9 Mar
Circuit de Barcelona-CatalunyaSpain10 Mar

On this day in F1 history