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Teams don't have to pay (full) for possible damage during sprint race

On Saturday Formula 1 will organise a sprint race for the first time. Not all teams are happy about this, because there is more chance of damage. However, AlphaTauri team manager Graham Watson says that Formula One Management (FOM) can pay a part of the damage. The sprint race is a 100km race, which at Silverstone equates to 17 laps. Normally, most drivers don't make 17 laps at full speed during a qualifying session, especially the drivers who would be out in Q1. Also, there is actual racing going on and drivers are much closer to each other than in normal qualifying. So the chance of damage is a lot bigger. Read more Wolff grins after qualifying: 'The empire strikes back' Teams can appeal...
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