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F1 rejects schedule overhaul, with testing to be cut back from 2015

Plans to alter the current Formula One weekend schedule in a drive to cut costs within the sport have fallen flat after the proposal was rejected by the F1 Commission. The Commission, made up of representatives from the 11 teams, race organisers, engine manufacturers, sponsors, Pirelli and the FIA, met in London on Thursday to vote on a number of proposals suggested by the F1 Strategy Group, including the controversial plan to cut the current race weekend format down from four days to three, removing the opening practice session on Friday morning to reduce traveling expenses. However, following negative feedback from race promoters, who feared that the reduced amount of running over a race...
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