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F1's qualifying race trial unlikely for 2020

Formula 1 is set to shelve plans to trial qualifying races next season, amid reported opposition from the bigger teams on the grid. As Liberty Media look to ramp up on-track excitement, it had been proposed to hold a sprint race, rather than the existing qualifying format, to decide the grid at three grands prix in 2020. Article continues under video The grid for the qualifying race was to be decided by reversing the order of the drivers' championship, in theory forcing the best cars on the grid to fight through the field and raise the chances of overtaking. However, the teams who would have been relied upon to create the excitement are widely reported to be against the idea. Drivers had...
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