Archived from the original on 7 June There were nine manufacturers creating powertrains for the —17 season:

Between and , the qualifying session was run as a one-lap session and took place on Friday and Saturday afternoon with the cars running one at a time. The Gen2 race car was introduced for season five with significantly improved power and range, thus eliminating the need to change cars and pit stops altogether except for damages. Kimi Raikkonen asked Alfa Romeo to "cancel everything" planned to celebrate his milestone th grand prix weekend in Monaco this week because he takes "zero pleasure" from such numbers.

Platinum Gold Silver Bronze. However, this is merely strategy, and no teams are obliged by the rules to follow this formula. Views Read Edit View history.