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Whitmarsh against facilitating young driver development on Fridays

SINGAPORE, September 22nd, 2013 (F1Plus / Jacob Polychronis) - McLaren Mercedes team principal Martin Whitmarsh has warned F1 of the likely consequences of extending Friday practice sessions in an attempt to facilitate young driver development. Whitmarsh, speaking after last night’s qualifying in Singapore, brushed aside the concept which has been rumoured around the F1 Paddock. “It probably wouldn’t have the desired effect. “As is often the case, quick ideas in Formula One have unintended consequences. “Teams figure out for themselves how to exploit it to their best advantage and not necessarily abide with the original intentions of such an idea.”  The McLaren boss then...
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