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Wolff shares doubts over F1 weekend shakeup proposals after fan backlash

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has shared his doubts over plans to cut the Formula One weekend down to just three days from the current four, with the Thursday media day and the existing opening practice on Friday morning abolished, after a wave of negative opinion from fans of the sport. The proposed cuts, which were first aired during the Canadian Grand Prix weekend, come as an effort to reduce costs within Formula One, but Wolff believes the plans now need to be reassessed after they prompted concerns amongst fans. The proposals will be put under consideration during a meeting of the F1 Commission on Wednesday, before being passed on to the FIA World Motorsport Council, who will meet next...
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