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F1 set to confirm Sprint Race trial after teams agree financial terms

Formula 1 is set to give the go-ahead to a sprint race trial this season after teams reportedly agreed financial terms with the sport's chiefs. Earlier this year, F1 teams agreed in principle to a three-race trial involving a short qualifying race to be held on Saturday afternoon that would define the grid for Sunday's event. While everyone was open to experimenting with the idea to assess its merits, several teams took a step back, highlighting logistical and cost concerns associated with running an extra race and the risks involved with regard to potential damage such an initiative would entail. F1 allegedly offered teams a special payment to compensate for the extra expenses incurred...
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