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F1 doesn’t want format gimmicks

Formula 1 doesn't want ‘gimmicks' Formula 1 does not want to introduce ‘gimmicks’ such as reverse grid qualifying races as it looks to capitalise on potential opportunities afforded to it by the COVID-19 pandemic. With a view towards sporting changes for the 2022 season, the concept of qualifying races was floated as a way to spice up the on-track action and rejuvenate the sport in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. “We’ve had one (idea) that’s been publicised about a reverse grid (qualifying races) that not all teams were comfortable with,” said F1 CEO Chase Carey in an interview with Formula1.com. “Making changes in this short timeframe requires unanimity of support....
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