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Masi: F1 will look at IndyCar-style red flag rule for qualifying

Formula 1 race director Michael Masi has revealed that the sport will look at changing the qualifying rules following Charles Leclerc's Q3 crash in Monaco. Having set the provisional pole time on his first run, Leclerc prevented any of his competitors from improving with their second run after crashing on the exit of the swimming pool section, which brought out the red flags and ended qualifying. While Ferrari were unable to get the Monegasque driver's car ready for the race, he would have been able to start on pole despite causing the red flag himself. In IndyCar, any driver that causes a red flag in qualifying loses their fastest lap, and Masi admitted that F1 would consider adopting...
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