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Russell backs two-day weekends but wants two practice sessions

Williams driver George Russell believes Formula 1 should consider more two-day race weekends in future as long as there is a minimum of two practice sessions to give teams and drivers enough time to prepare. The sport is trialling a pre-planned programme of two-day running for the first time at Imola, with just a single 90-minute session on Saturday prior to qualifying. Article continues under video After announcing a 23-race calendar for 2021, including two triple-headers, the FIA is coming under pressure to reduce the number of days spent at races and create a more compact schedule. With that in mind, Russell said: “Personally, I think (the usual) three (practice) sessions, with four...
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