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F1 drops reverse-grid idea for new Saturday sprint race push

Get F1 news in your inbox! By signing up to the newsletter you agree to receive emails from that may occasionally include promotional content Leave this field blank Formula 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali has revealed that plans for reversed grid qualifying races have been scrapped completely in favour of a new push for Saturday sprint races. In recent years F1 has been pushing to try out alternative race formats but failed on three previous occasions to get one particular idea - which would have seen drivers race in reverse championship order on a Saturday in place of qualifying to determine the grid for Sunday’s main grand prix - off the ground. Speaking in his first news conference...
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