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Masi: Same penalties can be applied during Sprint Qualifying

Formula 1 race director Michael Masi has confirmed that the penalty system will remain unchanged for Sprint Qualifying, which will be trialled at the British Grand Prix this weekend. The new format will see traditional qualifying shifted from Saturday to Friday, with a sprint race introduced on Saturday in order to set the grid for the Grand Prix. 'If there is an incident in which two drivers are involved, we can give a grid penalty for the next Grand Prix,' Masi said. 'So grid penalties and time penalties, for driving violations and the like, these penalties will be applied as usual.' The new format is the first change to the race weekend since 2016, with Sprint Qualifying designed to add...
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