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Wolff: Increasing the ‘Hollywood' factor isn't always right for F1

Toto Wolff wasn’t shy about voicing his opinion when asked about the proposed alterations to the 2021 qualifying format at the W12 car launch. The Mercedes team principal spoke candidly about his opposition to the idea of a reverse grid but acknowledged that sprint racing was certainly a concept worth exploring.The no-nonsense Austrian, who is coming into his 8th year as part of the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team, vehemently stated: “Reverse grids have no place in any sport that is based on measuring and competing in the true sense of the sport. We are entertainment but the moment you slide into ‘show’ and ‘Hollywood’, you will lose a lot of credibility as a sport...
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