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‘Sprint Qualifying' plans unanimously approved

It has been announced that plans to test Sprint Qualifying at three rounds in 2021 have been unanimously approved. The sport has been keen to mix up the traditional race weekend format for some time, and after reverse grids proved unpopular, plans for sprint races were put together. Such races would be 100km, around a third of a grand prix distance and take place on Saturdays to determine the starting grid for Sunday's race. The usual qualifying session meanwhile would happen on Friday after practice and set the order for the new events. The F1 Commission met on Monday to table final proposals for them to be tested at three rounds in 2021, and such proposals were given the green light....
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