In 2019, F1 outlined its commitment to net-zero carbon as part of its wider sustainability strategy.
By 2026, the sport will introduce a new sustainable fuel alongside F1’s next generation of hybrid engines.
F1 explained that “The fuel has purposely been designed with a ‘drop-in’ feature to help accelerate adoption and reduce costs for use in existing road cars (both internal combustion engines and hybrids).”
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They also confirmed that the new fuel will be tested in F2 and F3 beforehand.
What has F1 done so far?
- Introduction of remote broadcasting operations to reduce freight
- 100% renewable energy at F1 offices
- First carbon neutral grand prix at Silverstone in 2019
- Achieved the highest Sustainability Management accreditation awarded by the FIA (3* accredited)
What has F1 got planned for the future?
- F1 plans to group races together on the calendar in close geographical proximity
- Exploring carbon reduction measures for fans travelling to Formula 1 events
- Working with F2 and F3 to trial sustainable fuels with their ability to test solutions at pace
- Focus on more efficient process when travelling