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Brawn: 'Exciting' sprint qualifying 'great addition' to F1 format

Formula 1 managing director of motorsports Ross Brawn says sprint qualifying will prove an exciting and great addition to Grand Prix weekends, and one that will not take anything away from Sunday's main event. The sport's F1 Commission unanimously approved on Monday the trialing of the sprint qualifying idea at three venues this season, which are expected to be Silverstone, Monza and Interlagos. The Saturday afternoon 100-kilometer sprint race that will determine the grid order for race day aims to boost the entertainment for F1 fans but also for promoters. "The thing to remember about Sprint Qualifying is that it’s intention is to expand the whole weekend," said Brawn....
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