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Why F1 is breaking with a time-honoured tradition in Monaco

Article To news overview © Getty Images/Red Bull Contentpool The Monaco Grand Prix is one of the most historic races on the F1 calendar, and has also held a unique position in terms of its unusual weekend format. For many years, practice sessions for the event would take place on a Thursday, rather than a Friday as is the case at the majority of races. This tradition originated from the fact that the Ascension Day holiday usually coincides with Formula 1's visit to Monaco, so the Friday was left as a day off to honour this. However, the weekend will become a three-day one in 2022, with Free Practice being held on Friday rather than Thursday, though support races will still take place on...
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