The Rule Changes F1 Got VERY Wrong

There have been times when F1 could have done a little better with some of their rules...


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  1. geoffrey ethelston

    geoffrey ethelston

    Prije 3 dana

    How about a crossroad on the track where random monster trucks fly across

  2. Christian Ramirez

    Christian Ramirez

    Prije 4 dana

    instead of double points in the final race, try these: 1. with each race, the points increase. so, a win in the season opener is 25 points, but a win in the 2nd race is worth 28, 31 in the 3rd race, 34 in the 4th and so on. 2. allow tyre changes, but, each team would have to choose only one grade of tyre for the race. depending on strategy, some teams would run hard tyres with fewer stops throughout a race and others use the faster softs, but with more stops. wets always available in case of rain. 3. taking the fastest lap in a race, but still finishing outside the points results in an automatic Q3 spot in the next race; even better, an automatic p2 start in the next race. gives the midfield teams and even some tailenders something more to fight for. imagine what would happen with a slower car starting on the front row.

  3. DaniMacYo


    Prije 6 dana

    Here’s one giving Mercedes a V6 Turbo.

  4. Jim N.

    Jim N.

    Prije 6 dana

    Why should 4th place be worth twice as many points despite the result being the same? Because the race scored double points. Pretty basic.

  5. OneOfManyDaves


    Prije 7 dana

    They pissed around with the safety car rules a few years ago (2006/7 I think?) to try and eliminate the advantage gained under safety car pit stops. The pit lane would be closed if the safety car was out. If it was a round of pitstops at the time and cars were running out of fuel and had to stop for fuel they'd have to take a penalty for doing so. Absolute nonsense that massively benefited drivers who pitted before the safety car came out, as the field bunched up, and then drivers would have to stop under racing speeds. Terribly thought out and everyone hated it. In the dustbin of history for a long time now, thankfully

  6. IIGrayfoxII


    Prije 7 dana

    Removing refueling. Bring it back. Allowing teams to decide how much fuel to start with or add per pit stop adds more elements to strategies. Give each driver the same 110kg of fuel per race. This also means the cars can be faster since they can be 1/2 filed, since lighter they're faster and since lighter they're more "Green" since a lighter car does not burn as much fuel.

  7. PolarBearMama37


    Prije 7 dana

    The format they tried for the elimination qualifying in 2016 was flawed, but I do think it had potential to work better than it did, with some tweaks.

  8. Schorsch Krachbummduke

    Schorsch Krachbummduke

    Prije 7 dana

    4:02 Sorry, but if people don't watch all session it's on them.

  9. Sai Pawan

    Sai Pawan

    Prije 8 dana

    Lol ...5:49.... question: what do you do Nothing I just stare at the tires and get paid

  10. Marcos Casado

    Marcos Casado

    Prije 9 dana

    Well, no tire change would be pretty good now. Counting that Pirelli is literally rubbish.

  11. British Lads

    British Lads

    Prije 10 dana

    Them banning things

  12. davekirk100


    Prije 11 dana

    I'm sure someome once proposed running the race in reverse format ie anti-clockwise instead of clockwise - terrible idea, all the barriers and escape lanes are in the wrong places

    • Mandy B

      Mandy B

      Prije 10 dana

      Last year, for the second race at the tracks which held two. And it was the safety reasons that stopped it, IIRC, because the drivers were otherwise game for the challenge.

  13. Arthur Regueira

    Arthur Regueira

    Prije 11 dana

    "Massa would be F1 champion with medals system" - Me, a man of culture and patriotism (only in sports): "BRING BACK ECLESTONE"

  14. zeus 5029

    zeus 5029

    Prije 12 dana

    Still got it wrong. Tires should be. Any combination any axle at anytime. A race that runs with only 1 or 2 tire changes is “ BORING “.

  15. dangerouscool


    Prije 12 dana

    I kinda hope that (after they get the cars somewhat dialed in through 2022) they mandate 2 pit stops in 2023. Am I wrong?

  16. Jiri Lappalainen

    Jiri Lappalainen

    Prije 15 dana

    Whats next rule no pit stops this gets so boring

  17. Neovo903 (Ed)

    Neovo903 (Ed)

    Prije 18 dana

    I still think there should be a 1 constructor point for fastest pitstop

  18. Tinship


    Prije 19 dana

    Supercars are doing a great job with qualis.

  19. Paddy Plays

    Paddy Plays

    Prije 20 dana

    Worst F1 current rule no refueling during race.

  20. PannenTheKoek


    Prije 21 dan

    From no tire change allowed, to mandatory pitstop lol

    • Matthew


      Prije 7 dana

      ? they have always had mandatory pitstops

  21. Ryan Tobin

    Ryan Tobin

    Prije 21 dan

    Correct me if I'm wrong but Nico didn't retire from the 2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix did he? I'm sure I remember him asking to still finish the race

    • Extreme Griefer Jesus

      Extreme Griefer Jesus

      Prije 21 dan

      He's talking about the 2014 race, mate...

  22. S S

    S S

    Prije 21 dan

    What about changing the engines so they sound shit?

  23. TheHooverBreathingDogPaddler


    Prije 22 dana

    The change to turbo hybrid engines is by far the biggest rule change they got wrong.

    • Extreme Griefer Jesus

      Extreme Griefer Jesus

      Prije 20 dana

      @TheHooverBreathingDogPaddler That... has absolutely nothing to do with the engines and everything with the aero, mate. I have no idea what point you're trying to make here. Do you think 2021 cars would magically become competitive in overtaking if you put V10 engines into them? You did watch old races, right? Races like Monaco 2001 where Coulthard was stuck behind Bernoldi all race long, or Monaco 2004 where Button was on Trulli's tail end for 30 laps without having any chance of overtaking? Alonso vs Petrov in Abu Dhabi 2010? Is that what constitutes as exciting racing in your mind?

    • TheHooverBreathingDogPaddler


      Prije 20 dana

      @Extreme Griefer Jesus As opposed to now when Mercedes dominates, it's mission impossible to overtake on certain tracks, and the vast majority of overtakes are DRS or tyre life assisted. If you can't see how engines have any influence on the racing spectacle, you clearly have never been to a live race. To quote Sebastian Vettel referring to the turbo hybrid engines, "These engines are shit."

    • Extreme Griefer Jesus

      Extreme Griefer Jesus

      Prije 21 dan

      @TheHooverBreathingDogPaddler I'm sorry, I don't see how engines have any influence on the racing spectacle. We had V10s as standard in the early 2000s and the races were dreadful because Ferrari was dominating the field and overtakes were a mission impossible on certain tracks.

    • TheHooverBreathingDogPaddler


      Prije 21 dan

      @obimk1 LMFAO... sorry internet engineer, a 10% hybrid is hardly ground breaking, and thermal efficieny alone does not provide a good racing spectical.

    • obimk1


      Prije 21 dan

      Automotive engineer here, F1 Hybrid Engines have one of the highest "thermal efficiency" from all engines, you have no clue about this.

  24. Scheffel


    Prije 22 dana

    i for one would've like the medal system very much... mainly because im brazilian and the dreaded "is that glock?" haunts me to this day.

  25. BananenBoerBob


    Prije 23 dana

    I like the medal system in addition to the points. Every win you get a 5kg medal that you have to carry in your car for the rest of the season. Second place gets 3kg etc. If you lose a medal on the way while driving it is deducted from your total unless you DNF the race. Final race is going to be some cars on near full fuel load weight at the end of the race with a plot twist. Not finishing in the top 10 in the last race deducts a gold medal from your total unless it is trough a DNF that someone else got a penalty for. That'd really bring the field together without actually changing the final result much.

  26. Рост Яковлев

    Рост Яковлев

    Prije 23 dana

    No refueling should be up there

  27. rawednylme


    Prije 23 dana

    “It felt artificial”. That’s just modern F1 though.😐

  28. xtlm


    Prije 23 dana

    So they changed the rule-book to try and stop Michael from dominating the sport. Have they tried to change the rule-book to try and stop Lewis from dominating?

  29. D.j.O'Connor


    Prije 23 dana

    F1 has to do something ...its stagnant... the racing is not getting any better ...i love f1 but can barley stand to watch it any longer

  30. almighty probow47xd

    almighty probow47xd

    Prije 23 dana

    i really like the idea of double points.

  31. Zacharie Guillerey

    Zacharie Guillerey

    Prije 23 dana

    That's a 1989 picture not 1988, Mansell was with Williams in 1988



    Prije 25 dana

    5:30 this is the most stupid rules ever released by Formula 1. No tire change is justa deathtrap. Anyone behind that idea should be exiled in the Komodo Island.

  33. Joshua Gadsby

    Joshua Gadsby

    Prije 25 dana

    If that rule about dropping some results was still in place Mercedes would definitely drop the Monaco Grand Prix this year

    • Joshua Gadsby

      Joshua Gadsby

      Prije 11 dana

      I see my comment has aged like warm milk

    • Jiacheng Zhao

      Jiacheng Zhao

      Prije 11 dana

      Mercedes at Baku: Am I a joke to u?

    • Matteo Schelbli

      Matteo Schelbli

      Prije 11 dana

      Azerbaijan GP: hold my brake magic...

  34. Migraine Gainn

    Migraine Gainn

    Prije 25 dana

    Bernie always came up with batshit ideas. It was part of his...'charm'... Blue flags being 'get out of the way' instead of a notification is one change that I'd love to see gone..

  35. Nick Pomposi

    Nick Pomposi

    Prije 25 dana

    Since I was a kid, I ALWAYS supported the medals championship scheme. Hope they'll change their mind soon!

  36. Randy Gravel

    Randy Gravel

    Prije 26 dana

    F1 is unwatchable. Like this video.

  37. Alessandro Mazzini

    Alessandro Mazzini

    Prije 27 dana

    Lol Hamilton Is bad, today It was show that he Is 80% car

  38. Sarah Schoper

    Sarah Schoper

    Prije 28 dana

    The old-fashioned sort observationally yell because gymnast perinatally employ with a mushy gosling. puny, arrogant knickers

  39. John -117

    John -117

    Prije 28 dana

    The no tyre changes regulation didn't work back then because teams couldn't change between tyre distributors. That was the problem, not the regulation of the no tyre change. I wish it returns, only properly this time.

  40. Michael


    Prije 29 dana

    The terrible hybrid power units is BY FAR the worst rule change ever... It gifted 8 titles to Mercedes and made for the most boring decade of F1 EVER!

  41. Joshua’s Limitless Gaming

    Joshua’s Limitless Gaming

    Prije 29 dana

    How are the Grand Prix sacred?

  42. bruno henrique

    bruno henrique

    Prije 29 dana

    bad exemple to use against the medal system, because now i think the regular system is stupid

  43. ThatSly B

    ThatSly B

    Prije 29 dana

    "Fans would tune in on sunday and not know what the grid was." Oh my god the horror! -_- F1 fans worry about the stupidest shit. First of all you can guess the grid with 90% accuracy... Imagine tuning in to watch cars finish in positions based on manufacturer that you could guess from the start of the race

  44. Chris Becke

    Chris Becke

    Prije mjesec

    I don't know how we went from forced no tyre stops to forced tyre stops. Running a single set should be a valid reason to not change tyre componds.

  45. ihathtelekinesis


    Prije mjesec

    2005 and 2014 really did have double whammies of awful rules, didn’t they?

  46. chenenzejackson


    Prije mjesec

    I still think the one-lap qualifying was the best. You have one shot. Pressure is on. No room for mistakes. Very good chance to mix up the grid. Also you save on fuel and every hot lap gets televised thus attracting more sponsors.

  47. Dave Russell

    Dave Russell

    Prije mjesec

    04:52 - Everyone should like chaos in F1. I know I do.

  48. Johnny “Sancheezmo” Rico

    Johnny “Sancheezmo” Rico

    Prije mjesec

    Bring back elimination qualifying! Isn’t a mixup what we’ve been craving anyway??

    • Johnny “Sancheezmo” Rico

      Johnny “Sancheezmo” Rico

      Prije 21 dan

      @Extreme Griefer Jesus it was good when the cars were more equal, but if Hamilton gets lodged in the back let him prove himself instead of coasting for the entire second half of the race. 😴

    • Extreme Griefer Jesus

      Extreme Griefer Jesus

      Prije 21 dan

      No, because qualifying is good the way it is. It's the races that are the problem. But don't worry, FIA shares your quite nonsensical take, which is why we got this crap idea of sprint qualifying in the first place.

  49. jennine moore

    jennine moore

    Prije mjesec

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  50. Alex Does Stuff

    Alex Does Stuff

    Prije mjesec

    james 3:10 From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so. (Also Jesus is king God is king).

  51. WhiteNinjainblack


    Prije mjesec

    Best rule ever, FIA need to introduce it from time to time during one team dominance. Like Ferarri and now Mercedes.

  52. Mellow Fellow

    Mellow Fellow

    Prije mjesec

    This is just my opinion, man, but F1 has got everything wrong since about 1995

  53. GamingWithTobi


    Prije mjesec

    I Really Wonder For The 2022 car bc off the metal blocking the brakes so how are tehy gonna change the tires tho

  54. ForburyLion


    Prije mjesec

    Award drivers medals but also insist that they wear them round their neck at all future GP's, that will help slow Hamilton and his Mercedes down!

  55. Formula Carl

    Formula Carl

    Prije mjesec

    Sprint races need to be 30 minutes long and the softest compound only allowed, no pit stops under SC either.

  56. ForburyLion


    Prije mjesec

    Drivers drive to the rules, if medals had been in place or dropped scores were not a thing then it's not as straight forward as saying this driver would have been champion instead of that one, because the driver and team tactics would have been different as they would have had different targets to aim for

  57. Alex Haslett

    Alex Haslett

    Prije mjesec

    Bring back the double points.. but double the race length, races are far to short these days

  58. Darth Bane

    Darth Bane

    Prije mjesec

    I wish tyres would last like 15 laps at most. Shit ton of pit stops

  59. ZeshXD


    Prije mjesec

    I don't get why it's not 1st = 10pts, 2 =9pts,... and so on

  60. 1389


    Prije mjesec

    also try aggregate and q3 top 10 shoot out qualy, one car at the time, one lap only

  61. Yoyo


    Prije mjesec

    I liked aggregate Qualy. I still think F1 would be a lot better with it now. You only needed to make those 2 sessions one after the other. I would be better than q1 q2 q3 like now. I hate this system. Or at least make a combo from them q1 like now, q2 superpole. These guys have it too easy. F1 must adapt to counter the effects of much better technology and make teams rely on human instinct and decision making, rather that which is now. Calling the factory, get me the best strategy, calculate everything blah blah. Also team radio brings nothing to the sport.

  62. Chuckiele


    Prije mjesec

    They fucked so much with qualifying and now they wanna fuck with it again. Dont they realize that quali is pretty exciting but the races are bad?

  63. S3 Bayaya

    S3 Bayaya

    Prije mjesec

    If FIA want spectacle, they need to introduce something like Challenge Card. Each race the last driver in position will draw a challenge card that other driver must done during the race, like do a donut, drift on first turn, drive naked, what have you. You get extra score if you finish the task.

  64. Avyay L.S

    Avyay L.S

    Prije mjesec

    the medal system literally made me burst out laughing... i mean, uhh its creative... :/

  65. Renaldo Nel

    Renaldo Nel

    Prije mjesec

    If F1 wants to be a real Race sport...the one rule that is eluding the rule maker's is,,, the same performance car for All Driver's.. give everyone the same ammunition to fight !!

  66. Gerard “Monty” Montgomery

    Gerard “Monty” Montgomery

    Prije mjesec

    I was all for the medal system. Or at least much less point scoring positions and lower points for those positions. If you reduce the amount of point scoring positions drivers would need to fight more and if you reduce the amount of points on offer you reduce the chance of a driver running away in the standings. If you want a last race championship decider then I think this is how to achieve it.

  67. Zulu Romeo

    Zulu Romeo

    Prije mjesec

    Bernie's crazy trackside sprinklers?

  68. Zulu Romeo

    Zulu Romeo

    Prije mjesec

    The dropped results rule never made sense to me. Incidentally I only started watching F1 in 1991 when all results counted and 10 points were awarded to the winner for the first time.

  69. Sir William Tonka Truck The 3rd.

    Sir William Tonka Truck The 3rd.

    Prije mjesec


  70. ba55bar


    Prije mjesec

    how do i stop certain channels appearing in my feed? Asking for me

  71. Francisco Kurpiel

    Francisco Kurpiel

    Prije mjesec

    DRS? The small hybrid turbo engines?

  72. Maiden


    Prije mjesec

    Been watching f1 for the first time this year and just when I start learning the rules their are already changing

  73. stijnVDA1994


    Prije mjesec

    Honestly if they would ad the medals as more to honor certain action wich but in a non championship manner, like if you had a mishap but made sure nobody else went out of the race because of it or even giving up a place because you did something really bad. Like in sportsmanship type of things. One thing i find really bad is the fact that the cars are so silent compared to the older cars, i feel like they need to scream at their loudest to show off how f1 is: the coolest race in any way shape or form. One thing i would like to add for point is driver of the day: the selected driver of the day gets 1 extra point even if the driver has not finished looking also at grosjean's crash last year..

  74. Matthias Cerebri

    Matthias Cerebri

    Prije mjesec

    I must say the Abu Dhabi finale had at least the advantage that it made it more exciting for the German fans- and left some of the constructors places more open.

  75. Angelus Bellum

    Angelus Bellum

    Prije mjesec

    I was an F1 fan from the early ’80s until they stopped refueling. F1 has become uninteresting. Aerodynamic changes prevented overtaking without the use of DRS and KERS. No more real side-by-side duels we remember from the time of Senna, Prost, Mansell, Piquet,... etc. That’s why I follow only Moto GP. I only watch F1 sometimes and rarely watch the whole race. F1 has become boring by regulations and stupid as hell. No thanks

  76. avada


    Prije mjesec

    5:30 That wasn't very wrong at all. Maybe a little wrong. (F1 raced with one set of tires for decades. ) They should have banned refueling as well, for it to matter, instead of it being mandatory. And set a minimum time like 10 seconds for tire change, instead of not allowing anything but replacing a single damaged tire. Which I don't even remember happening. What would it have been like? One tire in perfect condition with all the grip and all the rest in worn and slippy.

  77. Bogdan Andrei

    Bogdan Andrei

    Prije mjesec

    For the next episide: why dea is off-line when its raining

  78. DraconicDusk


    Prije mjesec

    Not at all surprised to hear that Berny had terrible ideas. The man was a bane to the sport.

  79. Elliott Henderson

    Elliott Henderson

    Prije mjesec

    No tyre changes or pit stops should be standard! Race should be a 100% blast from lights to flag. Like MotoGP/WSBK etc

  80. mietok


    Prije mjesec

    Veto rights for big teams. That sucks.

  81. PrettyBird02


    Prije mjesec

    Perez: *It's Free Real Estate*

  82. Chop Seuy

    Chop Seuy

    Prije mjesec

    Here wondering why the f*ck matt is not yet posting his Internet's reaction in the Portugese GP

  83. Manuel Kumli

    Manuel Kumli

    Prije mjesec

    Quali were every racer got 1 Shot on a fast lap would be interessting championshipleader would have to go first

  84. TwentyTwo Edits - Games & F1

    TwentyTwo Edits - Games & F1

    Prije mjesec

    Are you alive, Gallagher?

  85. Ajay Bansal

    Ajay Bansal

    Prije mjesec

    They stop sharing internet reaction’s?? Where are you guys?

  86. Javier Perez

    Javier Perez

    Prije mjesec

    New rule for 2021, the pilot that wins a race, in the next race will drive a Hass

  87. Lukas A.

    Lukas A.

    Prije mjesec

    1:33 Snoop Dogg - California Roll

  88. Un Thenner

    Un Thenner

    Prije mjesec

    RIP MattyG 😦

  89. IGGS 🇬🇭

    IGGS 🇬🇭

    Prije mjesec

    Where is Portugal IBR

  90. Jay D

    Jay D

    Prije mjesec

    Dropped scores have been used in many categories and it was a joke in all of them

  91. JID


    Prije mjesec

    Where the fuck is the IBR??

  92. vamsi ganesh

    vamsi ganesh

    Prije mjesec

    It's Monday midnight here in India and I just got a dream where Matt is struggling to pronounce "Hamiltonverstappenbottas" 5 times before getting the entire race run down order correct for portuguese gp in his ibr video.... Woke up and Searched in youtube and realised there is no video uploaded!!!! Hope you are okay Matt (or are you still in sleep from second lap of this Sunday's gp)

  93. p1mento


    Prije mjesec

    i came to the channel looking for the usual reactions for the portuguese gp and there is nothing.... im starting to get worried

  94. u2zero2u


    Prije mjesec

    The worst, at least obvious to me, was allowing teams to throw out their worst races considering it did change at least one world champion, Prost.

  95. Vincenzo Melisi

    Vincenzo Melisi

    Prije mjesec

    you should expalin How is the garage order determined in pit lane

    • Karlimoor


      Prije mjesec

      It is determined after the previous season's team championship order. So in 2021, the team champions of 2020, Mercedes, have the first pit box, Red Bull have the second, and Williams the last. I'm not entirely sure, however, whether this changes when the drivers champion is from another team, which team gets the first box, the team champions or the drivers champion's team.

  96. Vimal Beniwal

    Vimal Beniwal

    Prije mjesec

    I think the rule of best 10 of 12 results was a great rule. It actually tells u who is the better driver and who actually wanted to win rather than just being calculatively 2nd

  97. Niclas Hedhman

    Niclas Hedhman

    Prije mjesec

    1. No refueling = more boring races. 2. Must change tires and to a different set = why? Just make them more different from each other so that a short lasting soft tire actually gives a speed advantage. 3. Restrictions on Engines, Parc Ferme and all that nonsense is no longer needed. Total season budget cap will force teams to prioritize where to put the money. Artificial restrictions to "lower the cost" should be removed again.

    • The Sunnynation

      The Sunnynation

      Prije mjesec

      Nahhh... All you ask for isnt going to be you know tha if youre a long time f1 fan. Althou i got absolutely the same opinion as you.

  98. Bill Weeks

    Bill Weeks

    Prije mjesec

    They need to knock back the gap in points from 1st to 2nd.

  99. Georgerussellfan 63

    Georgerussellfan 63

    Prije mjesec

    Hey matt this youtuber his name is *Phlzie* he built silverstone in minecraft a few weeks ago I have asked him if he can share it with you. It is incredible I want you to review it please

  100. The Gooligan

    The Gooligan

    Prije mjesec

    2005 was definitely one of the worst not just because I like Ferrari and Schumacher but the fact the FIA completely ignored safety concerns of using 1 set of tires across a whole weekend is utterly insane