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Sprint race qualifying 'not F1' - Villeneuve

Oct.7 F1's forthcoming sprint race qualifying format risks turning the sport into "a game". That is the view of 1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve, but it comes at the same time as Max Verstappen likened the reverse-grid Saturday race idea as akin to "American wrestling". Villeneuve told Russia's Championat: "It's fun, but it's not Formula 1, it's not a race. "This will turn a professional sport into a game. If they want it, ok, but there will be almost no sport in it. "I do not think changes should be made to make the show more fun on TV. Racing should remain a sport. There are some unshakeable foundations that should not be changed." In fact,...
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