Formula One team bosses have warned that rookies are unlikely to see more track time next year despite the longer FP1 sessions.
All teams have agreed to extend Friday's first practice from 90 minutes to two hours with the aim to give test drivers an opportunity to get more mileage under their belts.
Youngsters will be allowed to run during the sessions, but they can be replaced by regular drivers at any time while teams will be given an extra set of tyres that can only be used during the first 30 minutes of FP1.
However, Mercedes team boss Ross Brawn has warned that his squad are likely to give their race drivers more time behind the wheel during the longer session.
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