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F1 sprint qualifying races given green light after unanimous approval

Ian Parkes Monday 26 April 2021 16:46 - Updated: 16:47 Formula 1 has unanimously approved the introduction of sprint qualifying races for this year following a meeting of its Commission. F1 and the FIA has confirmed two of the three races will be held at European venues - Silverstone and Monza - with the third at a non-European venue. Article continues under video At this stage, the race in Säo Paulo is slated, but due to the ongoing situation with the Covid-19 pandemic, a definitive decision has been placed on hold. F1 claim "the format is designed to increase the on-track action and engage fans in a new and innovative way. "It also strikes the right balance of rewarding...
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