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F1 to keep three-day weekend format, tweaks for Friday

Formula 1 sporting chief Ross Brawn has confirmed the sport will retain its current three-day race weekend format, though Friday’s running is set to be revised. F1 has been considering whether to make changes to the weekend schedule in its bid to improve the show and cut costs amid an expanding calendar, with Saturday qualifying races already mooted for a trail run during three races in 2020. The subject was discussed by chiefs at Suzuka after Typhoon Hagibis forced the cancellation of Saturday’s track action, with qualifying moved to Sunday morning ahead of the race. Holding both sessions on the same day was well-received by many drivers. Following the weekend, Brawn revealed that F1...
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