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Ecclestone dismisses new F1 format: Complete nonsense

Article To news overview Never one to shy away from speaking his mind, former F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone has made it clear he isn't a fan of the new sprint qualifying format. Debuting at three events in 2021, the first of which is the British Grand Prix, F1 are set to test the sprint races in an attempt to increase the action across the race weekend. Sprint qualifying will be run over 100km and last around 25-30 minutes. The top three finishers will be awarded points, with three going to the winner and one for third place. Ecclestone, who left F1 back in 2017, believes the new format is nonsense, stating that he proposed an idea years ago that would have included reverse grid as well....
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