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Baku open to staging sprint qualifying in the future

The new sprint qualifying format is set to be trialled in 2021, and if Formula 1 sticks with it then Baku would like to be a future host. At the races where sprint qualifying will be in use, traditional qualifying will shift to Friday and set the grid for this 100km race. The results of that will then determine Sunday's starting positions, for what will then be the traditional Grand Prix. Having made its debut in 2017, the Azerbaijan Grand Prix around the streets of Baku has become of the most popular venues on the Formula 1 calendar. So far only Silverstone has been confirmed as one of the three tracks which will trial sprint qualifying in 2021, and should the experiment prove successful...
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