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Horner in favour of reverse-grid qualifying races

Today's confirmation of the initial 8 rounds of the 2020 season sees the sport enter one of its busiest ever periods, with two triple-headers as organizers fit the eight races into ten weekends. Though the format of the race weekends has yet to be confirmed, while we are expecting the schedule to be reduced from three days to two, it appears that plans to have reverse-grid qualifying races on the second Saturday of the Red Bull Ring and Silverstone events will not get the all-clear. For the proposal to move forward requires the agreement of all ten teams, and according to Mercedes it is a gimmick and consequently the German team is vetoing the proposal. 'We don't believe F1 needs gimmicks...
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