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Andretti on F1's new format: Don't fix something that's not broken

Interview To news overview © Mercedes Mario Andretti has shared his thoughts on Formula 1's new Sprint format, which will be used for the second time this season at the Italian Grand Prix, explaining that he much prefers the traditional weekend structure. F1 debuted the Sprint format at Silverstone earlier this year, with the standard practice/qualifying/race format shaken up by the addition of 'Sprint Qualifying', a 30-minute race that sets the starting grid for Sunday's Grand Prix. Although he is open to exploring new ideas, 1978 F1 World Champion Andretti reckons there was no need to change the weekend format, urging the sport to avoid trying to fix something "that's not...
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