F1 looks set to introduce an eleventh-hour change to the qualifying rules for 2014, according to media reports.
Just five weeks ahead of the Melbourne season opener, team bosses, Bernie Ecclestone and the governing FIA will meet in Bahrain on February 21, coinciding with official testing in the island Kingdom, to discuss the issue.
Britain's Mirror newspaper said the changes would be to ensure drivers cannot sit out the decisive 'Q3' segment of qualifying, in order to save tyres and for other tactical and reliability reasons.
"Some believe a return to the free-for-all hour long sessions of the past is the answer because the current three-part formula has added nothing to the Saturday...
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