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Wolff responds to reverse grids: 'This is not WWE'

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff believes Formula One runs the risk of comparisons with WWE if it introduces reverse-grid qualifying races, saying the sport should not be "designing freak results". The world champions blocked F1's plans to introduce a system this year whereby timed qualifying would be replaced by a reverse-grid sprint race at select venues this season. However, F1 has not completely dropped the idea and could introduce it in 2021 regardless of Mercedes' objection. Following Pierre Gasly's freak victory at the Italian Grand Prix last weekend, F1's motorsport director Ross Brawn said reverse grids were being considered again for 2021. Asked if he had changed his mind...
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