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Sport ponders change to weekend format

Powers-that-be considering restructuring GP weekend format as part of cost-cutting drive.As the gap between Formula One's haves and have-nots continues to widen, it is understood that one of the issues under serious discussion is a shake-up of the weekend format, with particular attention paid to Fridays.Currently, the Grand prix weekend gets underway on Wednesday evening when the team management and drivers arrive in preparation for Thursday's various media duties. The on-track stuff gets underway on Friday, with ninety minute sessions in the morning and afternoon and a final practice session on Saturday morning ahead of qualifying.A proposal mooted by Bernie Ecclestone (who else?) and...
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