F1 proposes extended FP1 to help young drivers 20 September, 2013 James Calado made his FP1 debut free practice debut at Monza Friday free practice sessions could be extended from 90 to 120 minutes next year in a bid to help young drivers gain valuable Formula 1 mileage.
That is the claim of Auto Motor und Sport, revealing that the proposal authored by team bosses and Formula 1 race director Charlie Whiting will be put to the forthcoming meeting of the World Motor Sport Council.
The extended session would be to give extra preparatory and running time for teams, with race drivers and test drivers eligible to drive the same car during a single session.
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