Those rejected F1 rule changes in full

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The FIA logo, yesterday

Last week the FIA announced Formula 1 rule changes for 2011 and beyond. However, not all of the proposed rules were passed by the sport’s governing body. Now Sniff Petrol can exclusively reveal the regulation changes that didn’t make it:

  • Ferrari to agree in advance which rules they’re going to ignore.
  • Michael Schumacher allowed to pretend he wasn’t in 2010 season.
  • All teams to use 1.6-litre turbo four-cylinder engine from Fiesta RS Turbo.
  • Ferrari allowed to ignore agreement about which rules they’re ignoring.
  • Karun Chandhok to be re-classified as a ‘removable device’.
  • All teams allowed to buy sixth engine from scrapyard.
  • Stefano Domenicali limited to 50 appearances on BBC F1 coverage per season.
  • Nankang to become second tyre supplier from 2012.
  • All teams permitted to fit new air filter to Fiesta RS Turbo engine and then claim ‘XTRA 50BHP!!!!!!!!!’
  • Kamui Kobayashi limited to four ambitious overtaking moves per season.
  • Korean Grand Prix to become 35 percent less muddy by 2014.
  • Eddie Jordan limited to 900 tons of bullshit per season.
  • Bernd Maylander in a Mercedes SLS to be recognised as an official world championship entry.
  • A minimum of five teams called Lotus by 2013.