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Ecclestone labels F1 Sprint Qualifying format 'complete nonsense'

Former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has predictably shot down F1's Sprint Qualifying format that will be trialed this season, insisting the idea "complete nonsense". F1 is set to experiment at three venues this year with a new qualifying format that will see drivers compete in a Saturday afternoon 100-kilometer race that will determine the grid for race day. The concept will be rolled out for the very first time at the British GP at Silverstone in July, with Monza and Interlagos also expected to trial the idea which, if successful, could become more widespread in 2022. But Ecclestone says the sport's current management is taking the wrong approach to the concept. "The way...
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