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Masi: Sprint qualifying adds different element strategically

Race director Michael Masi believes that the reduced track time on Formula 1 race weekends including Sprint Qualifying will generate excitement due to teams being less 'well prepared'. With the introduction of 100km Sprint Qualifying races on the Saturday, traditional qualifying will move to Friday afternoon. As a result, the teams will have just one one-hour practice session to prepare for qualifying, which could result in unpredictable outcomes becoming more common. The plans were approved by the F1 Commission earlier this week, with the format set to be trialled for the first time at the British Grand Prix in July. Asked about the new format, Masi said that it would add a 'different...
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