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Brawn's not in favour of shorter races

Although Ross Brawn is open to some changes in Formula 1, shorter races are not on that list. Having purchased the sport earlier this year, Liberty Media are determined to make fan-friendly changes to Formula 1. Last week in Spain, the new owners introduced the Fan Festival, which included racing simulators, a zip line, pit stop challenges and live performances from local DJs. Paddock passes and photo opportunities were up for grabs as prizes. But while there has been talk, as there often is, of changing the race weekend format and perhaps reducing the length of the grands prix, Brawn says that is not on his list. 'I like the heritage of a race,' said the Englishman. 'I think an hour 40,...
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