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Marko, Ricciardo approve of 2021 ‘sprint race' trial

Feb.16 F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali's Saturday sprint race idea is gaining approval up and down the Formula 1 pitlane. The FIA confirmed last week that the proposed shakeup of the race weekend format, which is set to be tested at three circuits in 2021, has received 'broad support'. 'I like this idea more than reverse grids,' McLaren driver Daniel Ricciardo said on Monday. 'The best guys from the best teams will still be ahead, so it's nothing really artificial. I like the idea of more races and less practice,' he added. However, the Australian said F1 needs to be careful not to tinker with its basic 'DNA'. 'I don't want winning in Formula 1 to become easier so that the value of a win is...
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