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DTM demonstrates benefits of Friday practice sessions – Wolff

Team principal for Mercedes AMG Motorsport, Toto Wolff, says that the DTM demonstrates the benefits of Friday practice sessions, with Formula 1 looking to amend how weekends are run for future seasons. There is the potential of a much more exciting race if Friday practice has been plagued with inclement weather, as the teams are only able to collect a limited amount of data, but Wolff does not see this as a good enough reason to axe the session altogether, referring to an occasion where the same thing was done in the DTM during the 2013-14 season. 'We did that in the DTM many years ago, and it felt like the weekend was not spectacular and special anymore,' he said. 'If it's cut short to...
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