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Maitland's Undercut: Modern Formula 1 qualifying is crap

Now, and I don't know about you, but I really like watching F1 drivers do their thing. And that's why I don't like qualifying today. In fact, I despise it. In fact, I think it's crap. It's not just the fact that I watch the live broadcasts with the volume down and music on instead, to cover the power tool-like, hysterical and insincere exhortations of David Croft. No. I'm aware that I'm irritable and intolerant. It's actually because the ‘knockout' style format divided into stupid Q1, Q2 and Q3 segments is exactly like driving a stake through the heart of a passionate F1 purist. Let me tell you why. First: an admission. Once the F1 world championship battle is over (as it quite often...
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