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Todt will not stop 'reverse grid' decision

Sep.13 Jean Todt says he will not block Formula 1 from adopting a controversial 'reverse grid' format in 2021. The idea, which was voted down by the teams for this season, is still being championed by F1 sporting boss Ross Brawn, who vowed last week to try again for 2021. At Mugello, Williams' George Russell said starting on pole and being easily passed by faster cars would make him "look like an idiot". And on Saturday, dominant F1 team Mercedes' boss Toto Wolff said the move risked turning the sport into WWE wrestling or the TV show Big Brother. "To be honest, I don't like it," FIA president Todt agreed, according to the Russian source sports.ru. "But if...
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