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Liberty facing dilemma over idea to ditch F1 Fridays

Ross Brawn says that F1’s new management has considered dropping Friday practice to help to squeeze more races into the calendar. Speaking at an event in Austin, Brawn opened up on future prospects for a 25-race calendar, suggesting that scrapping Friday running is an option to ease logistical pressure on the teams. However, he also admitted that the idea of a two-day race weekend clashes with efforts to give promoters something more to sell, with a number of European races having this year expanded to the four-day format used by the Australian Grand Prix, with support categories running on Thursday. According to Brawn, an ‘open mind’ approach will be applied as the sport looks for...
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