The 2010 calendar for the FIA Formula 2 Championship has been expanded from eight to nine events, with two races to be held at each event to give a total of 18 races for the championship.
Race duration will be increased to 40 minutes for both races at each 2010 F2 event. Engine power will be increased from 400hp to 425hp, with a greater gain on overboost, from 450hp to 480hp.
The number of cars admitted to the championship has increased from 26 to 30. There will be no more mandatory pit stops.
Various changes made to the F1 Sporting Regulations have also been incorporated into the F2 regulations, including:
• Time penalties
• The number of times a driver can cross the line before serving a penalty during the race
• Detail changes to the Safety Car Procedures
• Changes to the race suspension procedures to clearly specify where cars should stop on the grid.