Max Verstappen warned the FIA will intervene to stop the party

Red Bull have won 85.3% of the completed races since the new regulations were introduced last season.

Ex-Formula 1 driver and Le Mans 24 Hours class winner Richard Kennedy believes the FIA will get involved to stop Red Bull’s domination, given the fact they’ve “done that before”.

Red Bull are in a complete league of their own currently and have been since the start of 2022, when the new aerodynamic regulations were introduced.

Since the new regs were introduced, there have been 34 races, 29 of which Red Bull have won.

Unsurprisingly, they cruised to the 2022 Constructors’ Championship and are doing so again this season, with the Austrians leading Mercedes by 256 points.

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Many expect their domination to continue until the end of 2025, when the current regs end and the new power unit rules are introduced.

Lewis Hamilton has already, and failed, to have Red Bull’s domination end early, by urging the FIA to introduce a set date when all the teams can start building their car for the following season.

Given how dominant Red Bull have been, they’ve likely started working towards 2024 before everyone else.

Hamilton’s request has seemingly been to no avail, yet Kennedy is convinced that the governing body will do something to stop Red Bull.

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“History has proven that [the FIA] have done that,” Kennedy told Planet F1. “They’ve done that before, and they’ve done it, ostensibly, when Michael Schumacher was dominating.

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“[The FIA] came up with a whole variety of changes, particularly in qualifying – what you could use in qualifying, what you could use in the race, they did everything to try and balance the books and stop this runaway dominance. It has a detrimental effect on the sport, absolutely.

“Those that have followed the sport long enough will remember the days when McLaren ran away with everything. And it takes the interest away. Now, McLaren had two unbelievable drivers in Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna who took chunks out of each other. Then you had the Williams domination as well with Nigel Mansell.

“It does take away some of that conflict that you’re going to see in top-end sports. There’s nothing worse than knowing what the result is going to be. I don’t think there’s any reason why they wouldn’t look at trying to balance the books in some way.”