Going back to the future with KERS in 2011

Going back to the future with KERS in 2011

As the dust settles on a tremendous Formula 1 season, Dieter Rencken looks ahead to the next and evaluates the impact new technical regulations - such as the re-introduction of kinetic energy recovery systems and moveable rear wings - will have on it

The 2011 FIA Formula 1 World Championship Sporting and Technical Regulations have yet to be published on the FIA's website, but it appears they were effectively firmed up when teams' technical directors met with FIA technical head Charlie Whiting in Sao Paulo during the Brazilian Grand Prix weekend.

With both world championships up for grabs the meeting received little publicity at the time, although information dribbled out in Abu Dhabi, primarily from those who did not have a dog in the four-way fight that eventually went the way of Sebastian Vettel.

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