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Qualifying format set to change

The changes are aimed at stopping drivers opting out of late qualifying runs to preserve tyres Getty Images Enlarge The qualifying format for the 2014 season is set to be tweaked in order to make the final session more exciting for spectators. Among the F1 Strategy Group's discussions during the second Bahrain test was the concern that too many drivers were electing to sit out of Q3 in a bid to save tyres for the race. The revisions ensure drivers will now start the race on the tyre used to set their fastest time in Q2, not Q3, meaning they are free to compete for pole in the final session without fear of compromising race strategy. The opening session is set to be reduced from 20 to 18...
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