sport news F1: Lewis Hamilton and Co get their first look at the new era of Formula One ...

sport news F1: Lewis Hamilton and Co get their first look at the new era of Formula One ...
sport news F1: Lewis Hamilton and Co get their first look at the new era of Formula One ...
Lewis Hamilton and Co get their first look at the new era of Formula One cars for 2022 at Silverstone... with former world champion Jenson Button predicting they will be 'HARDER to drive' following unveiling Formula One will undergo a 2022 revolution with new rules and regulations A prototype car was unveiled at Silverstone ahead of the British Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton and the rest of the drivers have seen the concept car close up New design has been implemented to aid closer racing and improve overtaking Former world champion Jenson Button predicts they will be trickier to drive 

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Formula One got its first glimpse into the future at Silverstone on Thursday when the new look car that will feature on the grid from next year got its first unveiling.

The sport will undergo a range of huge regulation changes for next season, which have been designed to produce closer and more competitive racing in what is effectively a reset for the sport.

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The likes of seven-time and current world champion Lewis Hamilton, as well as this year's series leader Max Verstappen, got to see the prototype close up ahead of this weekend's British Grand Prix.

A concept of the Formula One car to be used from the 2022 season was unveiled on Thursday

A concept of the Formula One car to be used from the 2022 season was unveiled on Thursday

The prototype will see a radical redesign of areas including the front wings to improve racing

The prototype will see a radical redesign of areas including the front wings to improve racing

Although the car is only a concept and will not be a total reflection of how the teams will design their machines for next year, they are expected to look similar to the prototype unveiled by the sport at Silverstone.

Among the notable changes see a major redesign of front and rear wings - the rear wings are notably a more sleek rounded shape which is to help redistribute air behind the car to allow trailing cars to follow more closely without losing grip or balance.

Other notable features see winglets partially covering the front tyres to also aid aerodynamic distribution, while wheel covers return for the first time since 2009 on the side of new bigger 18 inch wheels. 

There is also a return to 1970s technology which drastically altered the sport, with ground affect making

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