I can recall moments from a few years ago when Fernando Alonso would be communicating with his race engineer Andrea Stella in either Italian or English, or sometimes even a mix of both, and they'd play it back that way on team radio.

Nowadays in F1, radio communications in the teams' native languages are noticeably absent.

Has there been any recent regulations that restrict F1 teams and drivers to communicate only in English whenever they are out on track?


On official limitations on radio communication there are no indications as to the language to use, so I believe that there are no restrictions in this regard

I can add that all pit to car radio transmissions must be open and accessible to both the FIA and broadcasters.

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