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Formula 1 confirm 2020 venues for qualifying experiment

Formula 1 stakeholders have confirmed the location of the three ‘experimental' qualifying races during the course of the 2020 World Championship season It is believed that Ross Brawn told the teams at Suzuka that he wants the 45 minutes, reverse-grid qualifying sprint races to take place at Paul Ricard, Spa-Francorchamps and Sochi. There will be no mandatory pitstops and drivers are free to choose any tyre compound. But although a wholesale qualifying format change for 2021 can be pushed through, the 2020 trial can only take place if all the teams unanimously agree. That appears unlikely. Indeed, after a meeting with Chase Carey on ‘typhoon Saturday', it emerged that only four...
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